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  • Historical Advancement In The Wizard Of Oz

    this forty year period. The Wizard of Oz, a movie about a girl’s trip to an unknown land and her journey back home, was one of such movies and is often known for its exceptional use of Technicolor—the newest and most advanced coloring process of its time. The Wizard of Oz is a whimsical and captivating movie that manages…

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  • The Theme Of The Allusion In The Wizard Of Oz

    As a cyclone slashes through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are taken away in their house to the magical Land of Oz. They follow the yellow brick road toward the Emerald City to meet the great and powerful Wizard of Oz, and on her journey she meet a Scarecrow wanting a brain, a Tin Man wanting a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West to earn his help. In the end, Dorothy made her way back home using her…

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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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  • Color And Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

    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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  • 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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  • Wizard Of Oz Critique

    Presented by Jackson High and Hollywood “The Wizard of Oz” is a story that followed Dorothy and her adventures in Oz as she searches for a way back home. Along the way she meets several people who are looking for a solution for their problems as well. They run into obstacles along the way but with the help of Glinda, the good witch she manages to leave Oz and return to Kansas. The musical was filled with amazing props and effect, which improved the overall show. When Dorothy lands in Kansas she…

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  • The Heroin In Dorothy's The Wizard Of Oz

    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 she had arrived and helped them by ridding them of the Wicked Witch and therefore guided her to seek the help she needed from the Wizard of Oz.…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Maze Runner And The Maze Runner

    The book, Lord of the Flies, was published in 1954, and the movie, The Maze Runner, was produced in 2014. Although these two works were developed sixty years apart, they have much more in common than just being dystopian fiction. The Maze Runner, is the movie I chose for this compare and contrast essay. Throughout this essay, I will be talking about the various similarities and differences this book and movie have. The Maze Runner, was originally a book published in 2009 by author…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Symbolism

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer produced the American musical fantasy film, The Wizard of Oz in 1939. Victor Fleming directed The Wizard of Oz, and was the first to direct a film with Technicolor using a 3-strip color process. All movies at this time were filmed in black and white, so The Wizard of Oz was a sure crowd pleaser because of its color experience. It was said that the commercial for The Wizard of Oz was shown in black in white, so that moviegoers could experience the first ever color movie with a…

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  • Tough Guise Analysis

    When I watched Tough Guise I was quickly reminded of the impact media and culture has on the society. Watching the introduction of the video shocked me, exposing an ugly truth about masculinity in such an historic movie, The Wizard of Oz. This introduction showcased how movies reflect cultural views on society. Jackson Katz is knowledgeable about the history of masculinity, and he showcases his knowledge a versatile manner. The main point of this video Tough Guise is to educate viewers on the…

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