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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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  • Of Mice And Men Character Analysis Essay

    She helped the scarecrow, lion and tin man to get to the Wizard of Oz to have their wishes granted, even while battling the wicked witch from stopping them. She is much like George because she is a role model as well, and kept her three companions together and also calm and collected. She was the first one to say something…

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  • Theodora Gender Roles

    I have chosen this topic for my investigation as I find mythical (fictional) movies to be fascinating and am especially interested in the link between the famous movie, “The 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…

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  • Dorothy Must Die Book Report

    The title of the novel I chose to read for my independent novel study is “Dorothy Must Die”. We are guided through this modern twist on the original tale of “Oz” by Amy Gumm. Amy is a tough and independent high school student from a trailer park in Kansas. The story begins at Amy’s school in a poverty filled community in Kansas. She is often bullied by her classmates and when the story begins we see the severity of it. After an altercation with a pregnant girl she is sent home from school…

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  • What Does The Color Green Symbolize In The Wizard Of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The colors L. Frank Baum uses in the novel “The Wizard of Oz” symbolizes the regions in the story. The Munchkins were represented by the color blue. The color yellow represents The Yellow Brick Road. Emerald City was defined by the color green. The color schemes played a very important part in the story of The Wizard of Oz. Baum utilized the colors to describe the characters, and to help the readers understand better. Although the Munchkins wore the color blue, this…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Analysis Essay

    like home.” For my remix analysis I am focusing on the phenomenon that is the Wizard of Oz and how it became the starting point for so many different remixes that are very well know today. First off, the 1939 movie that was directed by a few different directors but in the end was finished being directed by Victor Fleming. This movie, being one of the first movies to use color, brought L. Frank Baum’s vision of Oz to life. Secondly, Wicked, the musical with music by Stephen Schwartz. Wicked is…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Portal Fantasy

    Earth have been able to explore. Not by ourselves, but accompanied by one or more fictional characters and their adventures shared through the written word. Using the literary works of: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, “His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife” by Philip Pullman, “Reckless” by Cornelia Funke, and also by Funke “Inkheart.” I intend to delve into the history and meaning behind how and why they work. ROOTS OF PORTALS In 1858, George…

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  • Strengths In The 1939 Film The Wizard Of Oz

    The 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, is a classical movie that to many, never gets old. After a massive cyclone in Kansas, Dorothy and her dog (Toto) are swept up and placed in the magical Land of Oz. Wishing to go back home to Kansas, Dorothy journeys on towards Emerald City to meet the Wizard of Oz. The Wizard is said to be magical and will have the ability to send her and her dog back home. On this journey Dorothy meets a Scarecrow, Tin Man, and a Cowardly Lion who all wish to…

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  • Differences Between Of Mice And Men

    In the movie, “Of Mice and Men” Weed was very different than the one in the novel. First and foremost, the lady in the red dress chased Lennie and George; the book did not portray it that way. The men were also chasing Lennie and George. I believe the director chose to do it this way because it brings action, and it also makes it more interesting it. Also it is the beginning of the story, so he possibly may have wanted to add an attention grabber to draw you in. It does not change the story only…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Issues

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children 's book written by author L. Frank Baum. The book was written in May of 1990 and was known by most people from seeing the popular 1902 Broadway musical, as well as the iconic 1939 musical film. The Wizard of Oz film and novel had been widely translated due to being so well known and popular. The movie and book of The Wizard of Oz can be analyzed in the way the author made use of its characters, colors, and environment within the text in…

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