Children in general, usually look up to their parents in terms of how they should act. Being a child of an OFW Others do because they have no other choice. The song criticize the white mans methods, and he thinks they have been robbed of their children.
They treat the aboriginals with no respect, and they are brutal when they remove the aboriginal children. And how they fenced us in like sheep" Image - "He came running fighting mad Language The language used in this song, is primitive and the writer could be inexperienced with languages.
Some techniques are: Repetition - "Took the children away" - This phrase is used often to say that they took the children without any actual permission. Alright, we talk everyday on long distance phone calls but do we always get to just hangout?
The first and second chapter is about how they lied to the aboriginal families and about the broken promises to the aboriginal families. Each of the OFWs has their own reason to go abroad but it all sums up to the wellbeing of their family.
Also the settlers didn't have the right to take their children away. The message of this poem is to show how the English settlers were unfair to the aborigines by taking their children away from them to teach them their ways lying to them as well. They started teaching the children their traditions and traits.
OFWs would miss a lot as time would pass especially seeing their son grow.