Analysis Of The Book ' The Wizard Of Oz ' Essay

1280 Words Nov 16th, 2016 6 Pages
“The Wizard of Oz” is a 1939 classic film featuring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, and directing them all would be the great Victor Fleming. Victor Fleming’s classic film is about a young girl, named Dorothy, who lived with her aunt and uncle on their Kansas farm. A wealthy and nasty neighbor, Miss Gulch, are in conflict with Gale family regarding Dorothy’s dog Toto. Miss Gulch accused Toto of chasing her cat once more and biting her leg. After Dorothy had stolen Toto back from Miss Gulch, she went home to tell her aunt and uncle what happened; but they had more concerning things in mind relating to losing the farm. The tornado, symbolizing the conflict between Dorothy and Miss Gulch, went through their farm and lifted the house of its hinges into the magical land of Oz. Arriving in Oz, Dorothy immediately becomes a hero for “landing her house” on the Wicked Witch of the East and ultimately killing her. The Wicked Witch of the East ruled the land of the Munchkins, and though Dorothy is a hero in Oz, she was ready to return home. The Good Witch of the North gives Dorothy the Ruby slippers off of the witch from under the house and like a fairy godmother advises Dorothy to follow the yellow brick road to the “wonderful Wizard of Oz” where she can find a way to return home. Dorothy takes the advice and goes on this adventure to discover that she alone had the power to fulfill her own aspirations. Victor Fleming’s classic film, The Wizard of Oz,…

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