Australia’s Social and Cultural History in the Post-War Period
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James Dean typified the confused youth of the 1950's and for that people loved hime

James Dean typified the confused youth of the 1950's and for that people loved hime | Australia’s Social and Cultural History in the Post-War Period | Scoop.it

James Dean represented the androgynous character that people could not quite fit into society. Examine the role he played in the classic film 'Rebel Without a Cause' and explain in a paragraph what the movie represented to people growing up in the 1950's.

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What did Elvis Presley represent to youth in Australia and how did he threaten conservative views in the 1950's?

What did Elvis Presley represent to youth in Australia and how did he threaten conservative views in the 1950's? | Australia’s Social and Cultural History in the Post-War Period | Scoop.it

This is a publicity photograph for 'Jailhouse Rock' taken in 1957. Examine those gyrating hips Elvis was famous for. Do you think this photograph is purposely marketed towards a type of audience? 


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