Good Witch of the North

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  • Wizard Of Oz: Glinda The Good Witch Of The North

    Glinda the Good Witch is the one who told Dorothy to keep the shoes from the Wicked Witch of the West. She is also the one who starts the celebration of the witches death. She explains to Dorothy that only pretty witches can be good, this is in fact the only indication that the wicked witch of the west is bad because of her green skin and mole. It is never expressed what the wicked witch actually does to earn her wicked title. After the wizard is proven not to be a wizard at all it is Glinda the good witch who tells Dorothy how to get home, even though she was the one who sent her to see the great wizard. This leaves the suspicion that Glinda knew that the wizard would send her to see the witch, after all why shouldn 't she send Dorothy, who has already killed one witch, to kill another, two should be easy. The story of The Wizard of Oz shows how everything is not always black and white. Dorothy, depicted as a sweet innocent farm girl who just wants a place she can do no wrong, is actually a serial killing kleptomaniac. The actions of Dorothy to get home blur the lines between right and wrong and the question of if there is a higher…

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  • Wicked Play Analysis

    and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” and is an alternate telling of the classic film known as “The Wizard of Oz” which takes place before Dorothy’s arrival to the Land of Oz and provides a prequel by explaining how Elphaba became the Wicked Witch we have come to know her as and told in her perspective along with the Good Witch of the North, Glinda. I am going to cover my experiences and thoughts before I went to the theater and what it was like going there and my experience watching the…

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  • Theodora Gender Roles

    Wizard of Oz” and the prequel, “Oz the Great and Powerful”, notionally set 20 years before the events of the original film. Made in 2013, the prequel focuses on the character Theodora, who is presented initially as a good witch but who becomes the Wicked Witch of the West in the later film. I decided to study how the scriptwriters use her language to reinforce and exert power over the other characters. There are many techniques the scriptwriters use to portray Theodora in the film, for example…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Scene Analysis

    play the North Witch during the first scene and the last scene as well. My specific relationship to the first scene is that I am happy because the evil witch is dead due to Dorothy’s house. My mood is positive while welcoming Dorothy into the country of Oz, and my emotions are happy. The second scene is at the palace in Emerald City, where they have all come to find the wizard. During this scene I play the Guard who opens up the door to see Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Lion. My…

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

    In turn, the Wicked Witch of the East represented the aforementioned powerful elite of the United States, who consisted largely of powerful financiers, elite businessmen (eastern businessmen, no less), and politicians. These influencing forces practically controlled the poor of the country, much like the Wicked Witch of the East controlled the munchkins before her untimely demise at the "hands" of Dorothy 's house. The Wicked Witch of the West held similarity to the Wicked Witch of the East in…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Play Analysis

    the play, but the Witch of the West had Dorothy, Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Lion kidnapped became the major crisis, because the Witch of the West wants her sisters red shoes back, this is also the climax. Being kidnapped by the monkeys and waking up in the palace owned by the witch of the west. At this time being…

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  • Dorothy's Monomyth In The Grapes Of Wrath

    told and follows the yellow brick road. As she walks down the road she observes that the land of the Oz is completely different than hers back home. She excited about being in the mythical land but doesn't know what is in store for her later in the future. On the way to meet the wizard she meets quite a few friends, but also picks up an enemy as well. First, she meets the scarecrow that doesn't have a brain. Then she meets the tin man that doesn't have a heart, and finally she meets the lion…

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  • Examples Of Bimetallism In The Wizard Of Oz

    The witches represent the different people within America. The Good Witches of the South and North represented the farmers in the south and Bryan’s populist supporters in the North and Northwest. The Wicked Witches both represented adversaries to the farmers and their goals. The Wicked Witch of the East represented the Wall Street Bankers in New York led by JP Morgan, while the Wicked Witch of the West represented both the bad weather and drought and the western politicians who opposed populism.…

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  • Causes And Effects Of The Salem Witch Trials

    At the tail end of the witch craze in Europe, comes the Salem Witch Trials. The European witch craze lasted from the fourteenth century to mid-seventeenth century. During this time period, between “200,000 and 500,000 witches” were executed most of these people were women . The vast majority of these trials took place in a sixty-year time period between 1570 and 1630. During this time period “four out of five victims were women”. Most of these women were homeless, widowed, never…

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  • Racism Compared To Populism In The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    supporting the rights and power of the people in their struggle against a privileged elite.”. Whether by coincidence or intentional, L. Frank Baum, Libby Hamilton, and the directors of the movie adaptation have drawn parallels to populism. The most notable being the characters of the story, Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Lion, and more. Starting with Dorothy, some believe that she represents the American values, or people. Another view is that she represents the then-current…

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