'This is where it begins', by the Philippino-Australian poet Merlinda Bobis, is a set text for HSC Standard English study. This set of notes gives a full analysis of the poem with a relevant image and a handy grab-box explaining the poem's significance and poetic techniques.


A simple, one-stop analysis of this complex poem which students can work through in class or take home for private study.


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Close reading notes: analysis of Merlinda Bobis, 'This is where it begins'