Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

by

Robyn Davidson

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Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback Symbols

The Clock

The small clock that Robyn Davidson takes with her on her trek serves as a symbol of her devotion to—and eventual rejection of—the strict schedules and structures of mainstream society. During the first few phases…

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The Camera

The camera that Rick brings along when he meets up with Robyn Davidson is an important symbol of the tension between Davidson’s desire to be independent and her need to rely on connections with others…

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