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    Although Dorothy is not the typical heroin, since she is a young girl stranded in a foreign land, I believe that she is the heroin in The Wizard of Oz. Throughout her journey, Dorothy shows courage and sensitivity and in the process, manages to touch and change other characters’ lives for the better. Upon landing in Oz after the cyclone, Dorothy managed to kill the Wicked Witch who was clearly affecting the lives of others in a negative way. The munchkins were thankful and happy that…

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    Imagine living in a post-apocalyptic world where living in constant fear of zombies has become a new normal. Every little move that is made or every noise that is made can depend on life or death. Everything someone worked hard for would be destroyed and there would be no where to go for help. Would this push someone over the edge or would this push them to keep trying to survive? This is what The Walking Dead is all about. The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series created…

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    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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    In the Wizard of Oz color plays a role throughout the novel without the readers not knowing. Many can think it does symbolize something or nothing. Each color symbolizes something different and some are similar. Each can represent money, emotions or people. Having colors as symbols make great lessons with different meanings. Gray is the first color that we are introduced in the story which represents Kansas. Kansas is Dorothy's home which she always describes as gray and…

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    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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    NBC brings Emerald City, another version of the popular Wizard of Oz. If viewers are looking for a story full of magic but has the taste of Game of Thrones, then Emerald City is it. A new trailer from NBC releases what to expect from Emerald City. It is an adult version of the classic fantasy drama. If Wicked is not adulty enough for theater viewers, this adaptation is definitely it. Grown-up Dorothy The actress who plays Dorothy Gale is Adria Arjona, cites Slash Film. She definitely looks…

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    Research Paper On Agrabah

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    Agrabah Agrabah. Even the brightest geographer would have great difficulty pin-pointing this mysterious location on a map because, well, it's fictional. Agrabah is the fictitious city in which the well-known Disney classic Aladdin takes place. However, a limited number of people are aware of the idiosyncratic features that this city thrives on; most are only familiar with the story told through an hour and a half movie and a two-hour Broadway musical. So, hop on a magic carpet, and sour…

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    Throughout this semester, many important topics have been covered. Each of these topics are crucial to a believer's faith, however there are some that stand out in my mind as being most important. All of these topics I had somewhat of an understanding before taking the class, but I have grown in my knowledge and would consider them to be the most important things I have further learned through this course. The topics are: God’s chief end is to glorify Himself, God is faithful, and…

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    One day, when her mother and her were on bad terms, Amy's mother drove off with a friend and left Amy at the trailer by herself. Amy goes inside and worries about the bad weather when next thing she knows, a tornado picks up her trailer and lands her in Oz. She goes through a terrible mess of problems; at one point, she is locked in Dorothy's prison with no one else besides her pet rat. A boy named Pete, whom she had encountered earlier in the book, helped her get out. However, Amy was…

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    Imagine being sucked into a story you have heard about and watched for years...literally! In the book, Dorothy Must Die, by Danielle Paige, this is a girl powered book. This book was published by HarperCollins Publishers in 2014, it is inspired by the Wizard of Oz. Amy Gumm is just an ordinary girl from Kansas who lives an ordinary life, until she gets swept up by a tornado, dropping her into the one and only Oz. Only Oz is not the same, “This wasn’t Dorothy’s Oz” (35). everything has been…

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