Glinda

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  • Wicked: The Real Elphaba Essay

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    extraordinary female role compared to a traditional female role Galinda (as known as Glinda). Glinda was mean, conceited, rude, sociable, pretty and popular woman in college, compared to Elphaba was ugly, an outcast, and unsociable with the students. Elphaba was able to attend school and later be friends with Glinda and Boq, usually Wicked Witch does not have many friends, and tends to be living in loneliness and dreadful life. Glinda attempts to make Elphaba and not be an outcast, but as a lovable Wicked Witch

  • Short Story : The Skirt Of Her Dress

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    her dress. Glinda had given her yet another dress (this one one was white). She had insisted on providing the two kids with clean clothes each day they stayed. It had been a whole week since the wicked witches had been defeated (no one was really sure what happened to Evanora, although some swore that they saw an old hag in Evanora’s dress being carried off into the sky) and still Glinda had no idea how to get them home. Seeing as though the two were living in the palace with her, Glinda saw no choice

  • Dorothy Must Die Analysis

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    INTRO Danielle Paige’s fantasy story, “Dorothy Must Die,” takes place in the land called Oz, which is known for people that have a good or a wicked side. When facing someone of which is wicked but is doing a good deed, most people do not realize that in this world there is no difference in the two. During the journey of a girl from Kansas, she discovers along the way that someone of which used to be good, is now filling the land with her wickedness. One theme that this story proposes is whether

  • Dorothy Must Die Analysis

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    Dorothy Must Die - Thematic Essay Danielle Paige’s fantasy story, “Dorothy Must Die,” takes place in the land called Oz, which is known for people that have a good or a wicked side. When facing someone of which is wicked but is doing a good deed, most people do not realize that in this world there is no difference in the two. During the journey of a girl from Kansas, she discovers along the way that someone of which used to be good, is now filling the land with her wickedness. One theme that this

  • A Musical Called The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz With An All African American Essay

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    to fantastical dystopian version of New York City. The Wiz has several female characters that are central to the storyline: Aunt Em, Miss One the Good Witch of the North, Evillene the Wicked Witch of the West, Evamean the Wicked Witch of the East, Glinda the Good Witch of the South, and Dorothy. All of them except for Dorothy are representative of some form of the motherly family-oriented place African-American woman hold in society. Dorothy represents a new type of female role for African-American

  • Wicked : The Story Of Wicked, By Gregory Maguire

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    “The Wizard of Oz.” The story begins from her birth and ends with her unfortunate death. It is broken up into five arcs, which are five life stages Elphaba experiences. The majority of the book is told by important characters that she meets, such as Glinda, Boq, and Fiyero, so rather than learning firsthand what’s going on in her mind, the reader sees what is going on given what information these characters reveal about her. It isn’t until much later that we’re able to see Elphaba’s perspective and

  • The Emerald City Of Oz Analysis

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    The Good, The Bad, and the Dirty In Frank L. Baum’s The Emerald City of OZ, Baum returns once more to the Land of Oz and its inhabitants. The Emerald City of Oz is one of the later books, and Baum nods to this when he notes “I suppose you have read so much about the magnificent Emerald City that there is little need for me to describe it here,” yet he goes on to describe it (29). However, in his description of the city and the land of Oz, Baum brings up a contradiction that crops up throughout the

  • Rebellion In Oscar Wilde's 'Dying Gravity'

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    Defying Gravity Rebellion is a blessing to some humans or the downfalls to others with no neutral side to this topic. Oscar Wilde claims that a human trait that is common in many of us is disobedience. While disobedience is usually a heinous trait, it's not always the case. As Benjamin Franklin once stated, “Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.” As a mortal, one has the liberty to disobey against tyrants who we believe are in the wrong as well as fighting for our freedom. One

  • The Glass Menagerie And Winnie Holzman And Stephen Schwartz 's Mega Musical Wicked

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    Theater has been a platform that has been used to deepen our communication and understanding of the complexities of the world around us. It teaches us through language, movement, and the establishment of intimate relationships that play to the contagious nature of emotions. The majority of the 20th century saw a utilization of plays as a tool to stimulate social change, provoke viewers to assess the foundation of what they believe, and an attempt to depict humanity as it truly was. In comparison

  • The Journey Of Glinda In Wizard Of Oz

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    This journey begins with Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, (computer) sending Dorothy, an Oz adventurist, (pulse) on a quest to find the Wizard of Oz. Many people throughout the Land of Oz have been reporting to Glinda that the Great and Powerful Oz is missing. Because Glinda is tasked with the safe keeping of Munchkin Land (transducer) she is unable to travel to the Emerald City and check on the Wizard herself. Glinda summons Dorothy (pulse creation in computer) to Munchkin Land where she is

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