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

    In the popular children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum, populism can be seen more often than not. Baum cleverly displays this through all of his characters. Each is symbolic to his everyday life, as well as to other common people’s lives that have had similar experiences, or can relate in any way to the author. For instance, Dorothy represents an adolescent’s innocence, Toto represents virtuousness, the Scarecrow represents the hard working farmers, the Tinman…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Scene Analysis

    settings/scenes. The first is known as The Unknown Place in Oz, which is at the beginning and is right when Dorothy comes out of her house feeling, confused not knowing where she is. I 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…

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  • American Dream In The Wizard Of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz is a novel written in 1939 by L. Frank Baum. In the novel, the main character Dorothy, and her house, are whisked away from her hometown in Kansas to the Land of Oz by a tornado. There. After accidently landing her house atop s woman known as the Wicked Witch of the East, Glenda the Good Witch of the South appears, bestows the silver slippers upon Dorothy, and sets her on her way to find the Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz, inside his Emerald City. So, Dorothy sets out along the…

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  • Realism In Willa Cather's 'A Wagner Matinee'

    Willa Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was first published in 1904 and is a short story about a woman, named Georgiana, who finds herself transition from the ecstatic city of Boston, to the primitive Nebraska frontier. Cather’s “A Wagner Matinee” was inspired by Richard Wagner who was a German composer and conductor that lived from 1813 to 1883. He’s well known for his operas and his most famous work is that of “The Flying Dutchman”. Willa Cather, instead, wasn’t a musician but was an author of the…

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  • Racism Compared To Populism In The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was published on May 17th, 1900, and its movie adaptation was released 39 years later on August 25, 1939. The book and movie have become widely known for their plot and presentation, but an interesting theory arises when compared to populism in the late 1800s. Whether populism is truly depicted in the book or the movie remains unknown, but parallels have been found and drawn. The movie adaptation was the first to be displayed in color, and has had some changes from the…

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  • Robert Walton Frankenstein Quotes

    In the second quotation from the Wizard of Oz, the King of the winged monkeys tells Dorothy the story behind the Golden Cap. Dorothy became the owner of the Golden Cap after she melted the Wicked Witch of the West with a bucket of water, she took the cap from the Witch’s cupboard because she thought…

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  • Analysis Of The Populist Agenda In The Wizard Of Oz By L. Frank Baum

    The Wizard of Oz children’s author L. Frank Baum helps reflect the populist agenda throughout the actions and personalities of the characters. Baum gives images during the turn of the United States dealing with political and economical issues during a specific time in history. Baum work helps give imagery of the populist agenda by providing the characters, symbols, and themes. Dorothy is the center of the whole image or issue. Dorothy is an orphan living with her Aunt and Uncle on a farm in…

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  • Wicked: The Wicked Witch Of The West

    Summary of Event: Wicked is a musical about how the witches from The Wizard of Oz became friends. Elphaba, the wicked witch of the west, goes to Shiz University to help care for her little sister Nessarose. Her roommate at Shiz ends up being Glinda the Good. The professor at Shiz realizes that Elphaba has great powers and decides to teach her sorcery and gives her a chance to meet the Wizard. Elphaba and Glinda go together to meet the wizard and while there she is given the spell book which…

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  • Wizard Of Oz Themes

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children’s novel written by L. Frank Baum. Its smoothing story line is filled with beloved characters that are still talked about today in many literature classes. L. Frank Baum was born in New York in 1856, when children’s books were merely stories about basic themes and silly characters. Baum received most of his early education at tutor sessions in his home. Later in his adolescent years, he was sent to the Peekskill Military Academy, where he…

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