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  • Follow The Yellow Brick Road Analysis

    “Follow the Yellow Brick Road, follow the Yellow Brick Road.” The film The Wizard of Oz is not only a beloved classic of motion picture, but also a model of Buddhist ideas, values, and ethics. The story begins on a farm in Kansas in the early 1900’s. Dorothy lives with her Aunt and Uncle. Miss Gulch, her neighbor, hits Dorothy’s dog Toto resulting in Toto biting her. Miss Gulch takes Toto on her bike to be euthanized by the sheriff. Toto jumps out of the basket and runs back to Dorothy without Miss Gulch noticing. Dorothy then decides to take Toto and run away from home, fearful that Miss Gulch will return. Dorothy comes across a fortuneteller named Professor Marvel. Professor Marvel “reveals” to Dorothy her fortune—Auntie Em has…

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  • Yellow Brick Road Research Paper

    The Yellow Brick Road is the path that leads to Emerald City, the heart of Oz. This represented the financial golden standard that led the way to the political and financial center of Oz. The reason why I think the Yellow Brick Road was yellow is because yellow is a bright colour, which is most likely why it led to Emerald City, because it is also a very bright and beautiful city. The definition of gold standard is the best, most reliable, or most prestigious thing of its type. This makes sense…

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  • Camera Techniques In Wizard Of Oz

    depth of field, the rule of thirds and non-diegetic sounds to establish the fantasy tone of this tremendous story as can be observed in many scenes, but perhaps none more obviously than when Dorothy first arrives in Oz. Depth of Field The filmmaker uses depth of field to create a sense of fantasy and transform a stage environment into an entire world. When Dorothy exits her home following the twister and enters Munchkinland, depth of field creates a fantasy for her and for the audience. As she…

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  • Essay On The Yellow Brick Road In The Wizard Of Oz

    With the above mentioned motifs, I am going to analyze the significance of the yellow brick road as a motif in the film The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming (1939). The yellow brick road is one of the most interesting motifs I found in the movie. Not because it directs the story where it’s going but rather, the twists and scenes every time Dorothy steps off of it. Young Gale was introduced to the yellow brick road when she wanted to look for the Wizard and head to Emerald City but along the way,…

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  • Lego Land Narrative

    corner I knew exactly where to go. I went to the front gates and just walked out. I knew what car we were driving and I knew that dad had parked in the F section. Then boom there is was the glorious mobile that got us from here to there and to McDonalds because everyone likes McDonalds. Oh side note did you hear that they are discontinuing Ronald McDonald because of the stuff surrounding clowns crazy right. So there it was our car I went up to it and pulled the handle hoping that the car alarm…

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  • Importance Of Follow The Yellow Brick Road And Enter My Childhood

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road and Enter my Childhood Growing up as a child in Singapore has taught me the importance of family. I was provided an idyllic life. I was raised in a home filled with love, support, peace, and happiness. My mother and father were both attorneys working full time, but they always made it a point to make time for me and my four other siblings. My childhood is so memorable because of four prominent objects in my life. Tea time with my family of seven, baking with my…

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  • Sense Of Escapism In Hamlet In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

    quickly push it back out. "A little more than kin and less than kind". The rehearsal begins. * * * A sense of charcoal and seared meat wriggle their ways up my nostril, finding delight in my brain. I hate family barbecues. I have no objection to the barbecue part, but rather the family. So here I am, standing awkwardly in the corner, clutching a beer as equal parts condensation and perspiration slime across my hand. It 's a disgustingly typical Australian summer. My uncle presses down…

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  • Short Story Clomp

    Clomp. Clomp. Clomp. Clomp. Clomp. Chunk. The world slowly fizzles into existence around me as I slowly rise to my feet. It’s an absurdly small room, probably about 12 feet square. A single dim light bulb on the ceiling fails to fully illuminate the room. My head is killing me. There’s blood in my hair. I want to fall back to the floor. The walls and floor are smoother than concrete, but just as stern and unwelcoming. The air is musty and a thin layer of dust covers everything. The room is…

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  • Sage Chapel Architecture Description

    The brickwork is English bond. The mortar closely resembles the color of the brick for a seamless transition between the two. There is a running course of black bricks that bisect the aisle windows around the façades of the building. On the west façade of the Memorial Antechapel is a stone string course compiled of the same limestone used for the foundation. The string course is downward and is approximately a foot in length. The string course continues along the side of the building towards the…

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  • Randy Pausch Speech Analysis

    to meet those dreams, or to walk away having learned something from failing. Paush touches on his dream to be in zero gravity and how by creatively overcoming barriers and persevering, he was able to make this dream a reality. Early in the speech he mentions the obstacles to making our dreams come true, which he refers to as “Brick Walls.” This is a term he refers to throughout his speech. Some good words of advice, “Always have something to bring to the table.” Even though he failed to meet…

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