The Wizard Of Oz : A Strong Feeling Of Home Essay

1520 Words Nov 22nd, 2015 7 Pages
Movies, books and other media have been used over the years to convey complex ideas or opinions on a variety of subject matter. The movie the Wizard of Oz was released to the public on August 25, 1939. It tells the story of a young farm girl, Dorothy, and her dog Toto who were transported to the magical Land of Oz after a tornado picks up their house. In Oz Dorothy searches for the great and powerful wizard who can send her and Toto home. The movie the Wizard of Oz demonstrates a strong feeling of home throughout the whole film. Even though Dorothy was desperate to escape Kansas she knows that her aunt and uncles farm is where she belongs. In the movie Dorothy learns through her colorful adventures in Oz that happiness is relative term, and she has the power to make her life what she wants it to be.
One of the most famous ideas from the Wizard Of Oz is that “ There is no place like home” in an article called There is no place like home right? by William Johnston he takes the idea even further by saying “there is no place like home even if we may not want to live there.” The movie the Wizard Of Oz is about a young girl named Dorothy and her dog Toto who live with her aunt and her uncle on a farm in Kansas. Dorothy is bored with her drab farm life and dreams of a far off place with golden roads and good witches. When a twister hits her home she and Toto fail to make it to the cellar and get stuck in the house as it is lifted into the air and transported to the magical Land…

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