The Wizard of Oz

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  • The Wizard Of Oz : Movie Vs Book

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    The Wizard of Oz Movie vs Book Andre Duvall Dr. Friedman October 10th 2014 US Hisotry Block 7 The Wizard of Oz has been a popular and symbolic film throughout our previous history. Both the book and movie have been recognised as classic literature for children and adults alike. Although they share the same concept, there are a few important differences between the novel and the film. In the movie: It tells the story of a girl named Dorothy, who ends up in a tornado and gets hurled away

  • The Wizard Of Oz By L. Frank Baum

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    The Wizard of Oz, based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, is a movie that focuses on a young girl and her whimsical adventure through the Land of Oz. Throughout the last century, many people have interpreted the film in various ways. However, Baum was a member of a philosophical organization called the Theosophical Society that focused on the occult. He used its lessons and teachings to write The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The movie adaptation resembles the themes in the

  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz By Frank Baum

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    Firstly, before examining about “Alice in Wonderland”, I would like to discuss about “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” which was the first American fairy tale, written by Frank Baum. Baum was very invested in the triumph posited by rationalistic notions of Manifest Destiny and the heroism of the Frontier. He wanted to have the children to be proud of the story of how the settlers were conquering the land of the natives at that time and constructing the uniquely American identity. This objective of establishing

  • The Wizard Of Oz : Todo 's Way

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    Brianna Tello November 18, 2015 4th Block The Wizard of Oz: Todo’s Way We are in Kansas, a tornado is heading our way. I’m getting really scared now. Dorothy is riding really really fast now, I feel as I’m going to fall of this basket; the tornado hit us. “Where are we,” said Dorothy. I wanted to ask the same question, but as you know I’m a dog. Oh, I forgot to introduce myself because of all that ruckus, I’m Todo, Dorothy’s dog. So we found these little people by the Munchkins. They told us to

  • Good vs Evil in the Wizard of Oz

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    Dualities of Good vs. Evil in The Wizard of Oz Through the expression of literature within the elementary school classroom, young children can become exposed to endless lesson’s regarding life and growing. “Realistic” stories have been criticized for being dull, too complex, and psychologically empty. For example, it is practically impossible to find any meaning within literature such as “See Dick. See Jane.” Nonetheless, fantasy restores this meaning within the reading process. As expressed by

  • Dream Consequences In Baum's The Wizard Of Oz

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    Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. (Baum) In case you haven’t seen the film already, the plot to The Wizard of Oz (Oz) is profoundly complex and requires critical inquiry to unravel its intricacies. Dorothy, a forlorn Kansas farmgirl, daydreams of a fanciful fantasia where her dog, Toto, doesn’t have to suffer the nuisance of a nasty spinster witch of a neighbor. So, she plans to run away – far, far away. I know, a little weighty, but stick with me. Bipped on the head after a terribly

  • The Importance Of Characters In The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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    throughout his lifetime develops the full potential of his character. In L. Frank Baum’s, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the quest of the minor characters, the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion, contribute to their individual discoveries of inner strength. The self-acclaimed unintelligent Scarecrow demonstrates his smarts and resourcefulness multiple times during the voyage to the Land of Oz but does not acknowledge his full capability until the end of the trip. Similarly, the Tin Woodman, despite

  • The Wizard Of Oz By F. Frank Baum

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    The Wizard of Oz, is undoubtedly one of the most monumental films of all time. Being the first full-length, live-action film to be colored, it was a pivotal film in movie history. Audiences were awe-struck with the shocking new use of color. With the addition of color to the still quite new use of sound in pictures, viewers were given an even more fantastically realistic experience. The Wizard of Oz is a classic story which shares the journey of Dorothy Gale and her adventures which take her to where

  • The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz By L.frank Baum

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    Lauryn Berger 12/15/14 Classic Literature Essay 4/7 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L.Frank Baum, is a novel that comes to life when a cyclone lifts Dorothy and deposits her in the enchanted country of the Munchkins.On her journey down the yellow brick road she meets the Tin Woodman, Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow and the Wicked Witch of the West.Dorothy is a young girl from Kansas, the Tin Woodman is a man who lost his true love because of losing his heart. The Cowardly Lion was a lion who seeked to

  • A Historical Analysis Of The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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    A Historical Analysis of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” In the movie, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, written by L. Frank Baum, a little orphan girl named Dorothy is adopted by her Uncle Henry and her Aunt Em; They live on a family farm in Kansas. Uncle Henry and Aunt Em are stressed out because of how poorly the farm is doing, which is caused by the Dust Bowl. One day Dorothy and, her dog, Toto is walking home and she passes Miss Gulch’s, a rich neighbor, house who is outside doing some gardening.