The Wizard of Oz

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  • The Wizard Of Oz Literary Analysis

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    The Value of Literature: The epic journey to find the promised land in The Wizard of Oz Every character in The Wizard of Oz has a reason for going to Emerald city, each have the same reason but are all in search of something different. Their reasoning for going to the promise land, Emerald city, is to find the Great Wizard, Oz. Although they are all on a journey for Emerald city and Oz, what they are in search of is very different as is each character. Through Archetypal Theory it is shown that

  • Wizard of Oz as a Fairytale Essay

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    Wizard of Oz as a Fairytale This question is deceptive in its apparent simplicity as it raises some problematic issues, which extend beyond the text right across fairytale scholarship. The term "fairytale" itself is a contentious one and is unpopular with many folklorists (see Luthi, Warner, Luke). Often epithets like "wondertale", "magic tale" are employed. Even in some English translations of European works the more semantically accurate Russian or German terms

  • The Wizard Of Oz By Frank Baum

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    The Wizard of Oz is a well known children’s novel written by Frank Baum in 1899. It later then became a movie in 1939 and still to this day is very popular. But what many people do not know is that behind both the movie and novel there lays a hidden message about the economic problems during the early 20th century. Baum was knowledgeable about what was going on in the 1990’s and put them into his work for a purpose. Over the years both the movie and the novel have stirred up multiple theories behind

  • Wizard Of Oz Goal And Journey

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    of goal and journey in their books. Among them, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz has outstandingly implicated the goal and journey. In the book, it has emerged

  • Analysis Of The Book ' The Wizard Of Oz '

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    The Wizard of OZomoness “There is no place like home,” Which could not be more true for the most of us, is a famous quote from The Wizard Of OZ, a movie about a girl who finds herself in a world different from hers, wishing to return to her farm in Kansas. Along the way, she discovers many things about herself that she never thought she was capable of. Although her time in the Land of OZ was just a dream, it sends powerful messages. Not only that there is no place like home, but that in our dreams

  • Influence Of Color In The Wizard Of Oz

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    The Influence of Color Could you ever imagine if The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum didn’t have a yellow brick road or an Emerald City? The colors chosen are significant and give the story a deeper meaning. Three colors that stand out in the beginning, middle and the end of the novel are gray, yellow and green. In the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Baum’s use of color is symbolic by associating distinct colors with specific settings and characters. The color gray is referenced

  • The Wizard Of Oz By Frank Baum

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    The Wizard of Oz is the first in the Oz series by Frank Baum. From the other books, we learn that the word Oz has one meaning for the Wizard and another for the residents of the beautiful and magical world. The most common meaning for OZ is for the Wizard: Oz refers to the initials of his first two names, Oscar Zoroaster. However, there are additional meanings, as well. For the residents, Oz is the name of their “God,” the being that they look up to that can do all. Also, for the residents, Oz is

  • The Wizard Of Oz By Victor Fleming

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    The 1939 MGM production of The Wizard of Oz, mainly directed by Victor Fleming, is a horrendous motion picture based on the best seller, classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. But what makes MGM 's production sheer filth and putrefaction? The Wizard of Oz is a horrible movie because of innumerable audio problems, terrible continuity editing skills, and copious cockamamie mistakes. Primarily, The Wizard of Oz focuses on Dorothy (Judy Garland)

  • The Main Theme Of 'The Wizard Of Oz'

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    The Wizard of Oz was released in 1939. It had five directors the main one being Victor Fleming. The other directors are George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, King Vidor, and Norman Taurog. There are a few different themes: everyone has good and bad in them and friendship. The biggest theme of the film is “There’s no place like home”. Dorothy, the main character, who wants so badly to go someplace new and full of wonder realizes that home is a special place and nothing can replace it. At the end of the movie

  • Wizard Of Oz Film Analysis

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    INTRODUCTION The Wizard of Oz is a musical fantasy film created in 1939 starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, and Jack Haley. The film has many credited directors including Vector Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, and King Vidor. This film was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900’s children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Wizard of Oz is considered one of the greatest American films ever to be produced