Cowardly Lion

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  • Cowardly Lion Quotes

    Thirdly, The Cowardly Lion is a character who supposed to possess the characteristic feature of a lion, king of the jungle, yet he describes himself as a “coward" (Baum 31) when Dorothy and her companions run across him in the forest. Cowardly Lion tells his story and how he does not manage to rule other animals because of his fear. Other characters who off to see the Wizard of Oz encourage him and he decides to accompany them to ask Wizard of Oz to give him courage. But before Wizard of Oz provides him with courage, we see the Lion's brave acts. For instance, when tried to see the Glinda, the Witch of the North, they went through some adventure. At one point, Lion's words demonstrates us the bold side of him in contrast to his thinking: "…

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  • Cowardly Lion In The Wizard Of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz-Expository #3 The cowardly lion is a great example of a dynamic character in The Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum. Dynamic characters such as the lion experience a drastic change as the story plays out. When the cowardly lion is first introduced to the plot he tries to scare Dorothy, the scarecrow, and the tinman by jumping out of the forest but to his dismay he was just as scared of them as they were him. He is truly terrified of anything and everything. Which leads to his…

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  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz: Comparing Book And Film

    Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and coward Lion, who help her find her way to home. Many see the Wizard of Oz and think of it as just another movie meant to entertain families. However, very few actually understand the political concept and symbolism behind the characters of the story. Every character in the Wonderful Wizard of Oz has a political symbolic meaning. “In this reading – snappily entitled a ‘parable on Populism’ – the Yellow Brick Road represents the gold standard, and the Wicked Witch of…

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  • Summary Of Dorothy's First Visit To Wonderland

    your destiny being here. Mirana said. Tell me about yourself Dorothy. Mirana said. I came from Kansas. A few years ago, there was a tornado that picked up my house. My house land on the world calls Oz. I accident killed a witch and make her sister angry. The good witch of the North Glinda, give me the ruby slippers. Glinda told me the only way to go home is to go to the wizard and he would help me go home. On my way to the wizard I met the scarecrow, tin man, and cowardly lion. They came with…

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  • Essay On The Wizard Of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz is a story of a girl named Dorothy and her pet dog named Toto. The two become lost when a cyclone carries them away, from their home in Kansas, to the beautiful, enchanted, magical land of Oz. Dorothy and Toto need help in getting back home. Along the way, and in so doing, they make enemies with the Wicked Witch of the West. And they make friends with the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion. The friendship helps the five to survive many adventures, and to make each…

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  • Dorothy Must Die Literary Analysis

    her. The more she got, the more she wanted.” This shows that Dorothy became obsessive and manipulative once given power, which destroyed her reputation and Oz. The responsibility and authority Dorothy was given along with her unhappiness when she arrived back home in Kansas resulted in Dorothy wanting to have control over everything. She brainwashed her friends into mining for magic and hurting innocent monkeys making her the obvious villain to all Oz citizens (Paige 54). A common theme that…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Color Symbolism

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written by L. Frank Baum. The author Baum, utilize colors to help shaped the tale of in the land of the Oz. The colors in the story symbolized different regions. Also, the Oz utilized his favorite color to represent clothing, and other images and objects. Colors were significantly reflected in Dorothy’s adventure throughout the land of the Oz. The role of color plays an important role in the story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The colors of purple, green, and red…

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  • The Populist Movement In L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    The Populist Movement was the historical event that became the subject of L. Frank Baum 's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Several characters and objects in the story represent different people or elements that played a critical role in the Populist Movement. The Cowardly Lion specifically represented William Jennings Bryan. Bryan was the United States Secretary of State, member of the House of Representatives, and three-time Democratic candidate for President of the United States. He earned the…

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  • The Wizard Of Oz Book Analysis

    more. After a devastating tornado sweeps her away she ends up In the magical land of Oz with her puppy Toto. When they first land in the new world they cross paths with the Wicked Witch of the West when Dorothy’s house lands on top of her, crushing her encouraging Dorothy to steal her read shoes. This scene has always seemed weird to me because Dorothy could have just killed some stranger and she immediately reacts by stealing her clothes. After that she is approached by munchkin men who tell…

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  • Free Narrative Essays: There's No Place Like Oz

    introduced to the Land of Oz when little Dorothy opened the door of her sepia Kansas farmhouse to find a beautiful Technicolor town where stout little creatures known as the Munchkins arrived to greet their new guest. Perplexed by the peculiarity of her new surroundings, the little girl was soon given the gracious help of a good witch from the North who gifted her a pair of magical slippers, and pointed her in the direction of the renowned City of Emeralds where a great and powerful Wizard could…

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