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  • What Is The Importance Of Home In The Wizard Of Oz

    Frank L. Baum's novel The Wizard of Oz teaches Dorothy Gale, the main protagonist, a good lesson on the importance of home. Dorothy lives on a gray farm in Kansas with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, along with her dog Toto. After being taken away from her home, Dorothy learns that there are many places you will go but nothing can compare to the safety of your own home. Dorothy meets friends along the way in her journey through the magical land called Oz. Dorothy's journeys bring about new…

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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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  • What Are The Similarities Between Oz The Great And Powerful

    Disney produced "Oz the Great and Powerful," and directed by Sam Raimi. This movie was based on the book written by L. Frank Baum. The “wizard” was in the circus and then got in an air balloon and flew to Oz. Shortly after getting there he met Theodora. Her character is played by Mila Kunis. The wizard figures out who the good sister is Glinda and helps her take over the two bad sisters. The wizard helps the people of Oz and at the same time becomes a better person himself. One of the…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Movie Vs Book

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a modern fairy tale novel written by L. Frank Baum and published in 1900. It’s the best-selling children’s story of the 1900 Christmas season. The book had an impact on American culture through the adaptations, popular culture, and readers’ reactions to the book. Ultimately, the book changed the country because of its powerful influence on American popular culture. In fact, the book was adapted into two films and a play. The first film…

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  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz: Comparing Book And Film

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz first a book is a well-known story about a girl name Dorthey who an orphaned girl. Who one day when a tornado swept her and her little dog Toto into the world far from Kansas called the kingdom of Oz. There she met a straw 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…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay On The Wizard Of Oz

    When dealing with a popular story such as The Wizard Of Oz, coming across different versions of this narrative happens quite frequently and causes differences within the plot to arise. In Franks Baum’s, The Wizard of Oz published in 1990, Dorothy is caught in a tornado’s path, which ultimately carries her and her house to the Land of Oz. After venturing out on a journey to meet the Wizard of Oz, who was suggested to help Dorothy return home, she meets some friends who decide to accompany her on…

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  • Morality In Black Beauty

    books. The novel Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, although originally meant as a training manual for horses, has a main message that comes directly from the main character’s attitude throughout the book. Even though, the children’s book The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum was meant to be purely for entertainment, it has a strong principle throughout the story. Both novels have important morals, the importance of always doing your best with what you are given in Black Beauty and needing to discover…

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  • Self-Confidence In The Wizard Of Oz

    One of the main themes in The Wizard of Oz is the theme of Self Confidence and Self Sufficiency. This theme is mainly conveyed through the Scarecrow, Tinman and Lions characters. The Scarecrow doesn’t think he has brains because he is made out of straw, the Tinman doesn’t think he has a heart because he is hollow and the Lion believes he doesn’t have any courage. All of these characters are under the impression that only one person can give them what they need which is the wizard. Then there is…

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  • Differences Between The Wizard Of Oz Movie And Book

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz book has countless differences compared to the movie. To name all of them would take hours. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children’s novel written by L. Frank Baum with illustrations by W.W. Denslow. The book, released in May of 1900, has been reprinted numerous times but often under the name The Wizard of Oz, which is the name of the 1902 Broadway musical and the popular 1939 film adaptation. Some people prefer the book, while others would rather see the movie; it…

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  • Similarities Between Othello And The Wizard Of Oz

    The Battle for Power within the Wizard of Oz In Stephen Greenblatt’s book, Renaissance Self-Fashioning from More to Shakespeare, Greenblatt takes different pieces of Renaissance literature and gives a New Historicist approach to them. Within chapter six, Greenblatt brings up the famous play Othello by William Shakespeare. This section is where Greenblatt brings up his theory of having power v. occupying power. In his theory he states that Iago, the antagonist, is the one that truly has the…

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