In situations like this, when everyone's all "journeys benefit the protagonist as it brings on life altering epiphanies" ... i enjoy finding something negative to talk about ^.^ lol
me: "Physical journeys, whether with a positive or negative outcome, project a feeling of apathy through the protagonist..." Can't remember the exact topic sentence but you get the gist. I like to talk about apathy, nihilism... tis teh funzors! and my teacher likes it cause it's different to the rest of the class.
The real Australia is shown in the amature school play at the start of the play and in the attitudes toward the immigrants and lower classes. Also there is some reference to the real australia, with all of their holidays being on the beach