Wicked Witch of the West

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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 only the magically gifted can read. The spell did not do what she thought and she cast a spell on all the monkeys. Elphaba realizes that the Wizard is not who had said he was and was actually the reason that animals had been oppressed in Oz. Elphaba decides…

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  • Short Story: Wicked Witch Of The West

    “She’s the one who made me like this. ‘She’ is Hazel Ash, in other words, the Wicked Witch of the West.” Lucas cried. “What exactly did she do to you?” Trinity asked. “Tell me your story. Please?” Trinity wanted to know everything. “ Well… It all started when I was at home, things seemed to be going great, but, my mom is a businesswoman. Someone-one or some...thing ordered what she was selling. My mom told me to go explore. I went to the backyard. I heard a scream, I went to see what was…

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  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz And The Wicked Witch Of The West

    This show was the outcome of a remake of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the novel Wicked: The life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. This show is characterized by containing high doses of feelings and sensations. According to the portal playbill, Wicked is one of the longest running shows of Broadway history. Besides that, a report done by the Fiscal Times stated that this shown had obtained gross revenue of $867.12 million between 2003 and 2014. The previous facts are a proof of the…

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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…

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  • Summary Of Dorothy's First Visit To Wonderland

    They walk to the castle. Dorothy saw the Red Queen. The Red Queen was reading a book. Who that? Dorothy asks. That the Red Queen. Nivens answer. They walk to the White Queen. I am so sorry your highness, I did not find Alice because I went to the wrong dimension. This girl name Dorothy Gale follow me. Nivens said. It ok. It was meant to happen. Hello, Dorothy Gale. The White Queen said. My name is Mirana the White Queen. Nivens said your dog name is Toto. I believe you’re here for a reason and…

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  • The Importance Of Dorothy's Quest In The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    She does not command her companions or give orders, or if she gives any orders these words are omitted and only the results are described. This is the case in chapter XIII when Dorothy has melted the Wicked Witch of the West and freed her friend, the cowardly Lion, the text reads: “They went in together to the castle, where Dorothy’s first act was to call all the Winkies together and tell them that they were no longer slaves” (87). This moment is not only significant for Dorothy’s character…

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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 it was pretty. The Golden Cap is not configured by manmade ingenuity, but rather it is enchanted by a spell and forces the Winged Monkeys to obey the individual that possess the cap. The Golden Cap…

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  • Wicked Gender Analysis

    the 10%-25%, which were males. It was apparent that women were linked to negative beliefs about dangerous magic and association with the devil, or judged based on systems of power in communities and courts worked against women rather than men. The concept of Gender plays an important role in shaping ideas about witches. In the musical “Wicked” by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman encompasses a variety of gender concept that contributed to the notion of witchcraft as well as the musical…

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  • Victor Hugo's Les Misérabless By Thomas C. Foster

    the life force of the old male; the death or destruction of the young woman (Foster 20).” This quote from Foster’s third chapter, entitled “Nice to Eat You: Acts of Vampires” clearly posts his view that all relationships between an older man and a younger female are dangerous for the latter. I, however, have found that this is not always true. For example, it is indeed true in Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Elphiba, a young girl who discovers she has magical powers,…

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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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