The Wizard of Oz

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  • Wizard Of Oz Archetypes

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    The classic fantasy The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a story written by L. Frank Baum, who suffered from a heart condition. Since he was unable to participate in many activities as a teen he resulted in writing, allowing him to escape the real world and live through his fantasies. Starting in Kansas and moving into the Land of Oz it is the reoccurring patterns of symbolic and situational archetypes that bring the story to life. Although originally written as a piece of children's literature, it is a

  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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    Contesting Conjectures in L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz An individual can claim to be ethical, but validation requires consistently commendable action. This assertion connects to L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, in which he follows the journey and maturation of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Lion as they travel the Land of Oz pursuing objects and virtues they already possess. When a cyclone carries Dorothy and her dog Toto to an alternate universe in which

  • The Wizard of Oz Film

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    The Wizard of Oz film came out in 1939, 39 years after the novel it was based off of, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The children’s novel was written by L. Frank Baum and became such a great success, he wrote thirteen more Oz books. It also sparked a Broadway musical. The movie is seen as a timeless classic. It had a duration of fourteen different writers and five different directors.The Wizard of Oz is a musical fantasy film about a girl named Dorothy who lives in dull, colorless Kansas. She lives

  • Wizard Of Oz Analysis

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    "Wizard of Oz" was directed by Victor Flemming, George Cukor, King Vidor and come from the novel that written by L. Frank Baum (story), Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf (screenplay). The film was produced by Mervyn LeRoy, Arthur Freed (MGM). After 75 years, it's hard to say that the film is just a film. It has been transformed from mild box office showing to must-see annual TV event to timeless pop culture legend. This film was first brought it into our households on November

  • The Wizard Of Oz Poster

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    of fame and I believe that the Wizard of Oz poster should be included with the many other posters. These posters help to preview the characters, setting, mood, and overall feel of the movie before watching the flick. Ordinarily, good movie posters should create interest for the viewers leading them to want to watch the movie and draw people in using typography, colors, facial expressions, symbols, and people’s personal interpretations. Therefore, the Wizard of Oz movie poster accomplishes making

  • Wizard Of Oz Analysis

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    The Wizard of Oz is one of the most important cultural films directed by Frank Baum from the twentieth century, that will never get old. The movie was an immediate hit, and was one of the most famous films of all times. When the Wizard of Oz was released, the movie’s popularity wasn’t much help in meeting universal’s criteria. In the film there are a variety of interesting scenes like, Dorothy and her friends traveling on an adventure to satisfy their desires. There are also popular songs in the

  • The Wizard Of Oz Character Analysis

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    female character is normally depicted as weak and vulnerable in comparison to men, but truly it is not the case. In L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, the main character, Dorothy, is portraying the role of an independent female as opposed to the typical damsel in distress. She unintentionally kills the Wicked Witch of the Eest and is praised as a heroine in the land of Oz. Dorothy is the complete opposite of the ideal female character. She is portrayed as self-reliant, strong and peaceful all throughout

  • Moral Virtue In The Wizard Of Oz

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    classic film The Wizard of Oz. In the film, The Wizard of Oz, many characters experience feelings of emotion where they have too much, too little, and balanced feeling of emotion. All in all, several characters in the film The Wizard of Oz apply different feelings of an emotion, such as confidence, compassion, and courage throughout the story, resulting in showing Aristotle’s view of moral virtue as a plausible theory of a path to happiness. Throughout the film The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle’s view

  • Literary Analysis Of The Wizard Of Oz

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    Have you ever wondered why The Wizard of Oz books was so good. The author of these books, Frank L. Baum puts time and devotion into the details of the land of Oz. Baum wrote many different Oz books, but none of them were like the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a book about a girl named Dorothy who got traveled to the land of Oz with her dog Toto through a tornado. She eventually finds her way home. I believe the author’s style contributed to the literary work in a positive

  • The Wizard Of Oz And The Populist Movement

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L.Frank Baum has been an excessively popular fairy tale among the kids and adults. It has provided us with great plays and musical comedies. As most of us do not tend to relate a fairy tale with the political movements happening around us, Henry Littlefield was the first to write an outstanding article “The Wizard of Oz: Parable on Populism” in which he made a bold inference that the Wizard of Oz was a book that portrayed the United States of America as it entered the