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    Where The Wild Things Are

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    Where the Wild Things Are, is a classic picture book written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, won the Caldecott Medal as the most distinguished American picture book in 1964. The book for children 5-9 years old. The plot of the book is based on the fantasy and real consequences of a little boy's mischief. After more than 50 years Where the Wild Things Are is a well-known, well-loved children’s book. “Children can connect to the book on a personal level – they have all “made mischief”, been punished

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    Where The Wild Things Are

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    Where The Wild Things Are: Max’s Façade Where the Wild Things Are, written by Maurice Sendak, focuses on young Max, a mischievous and imaginative boy who creates a fictitious world in search of a place that will accept his wild behavior. This picture book became extremely popular and intriguing when it was published in 1963. Ironically enough, this children’s book is not made for children. This book questions children’s behaviors and leaves the analyzing for the adults. Amongst the extensive symbols

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    Sendak, Maurice. (1963) Where the Wild Things Are. New York: Harper & Row PreK- 5th Fiction Picture Book- Fantasy and Animals as People A young boy named Max decides to miss behave and gets sent to his room without eating supper. While in his room, he starts to imagine a forest growing around him and a special boat just for him. The boat takes him to the land where the Wild Things are. Max becomes king of the Wild Things and controls them for a while. He soon gets lonely once they go to bed and

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    Where the Wild things Are Film

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    To escape the reality of this undeniably complicated world, would be something so distant to even consider, yet it would not be impossible to. The film “Where the Wild Things Are” unconsciously portrays an attempt at this escape through the leading role, Max and his fellow Wild Things. Max’s Journey could be considered a quest for sanity and morality in the sense that his everyday life initiated him to escape this reality and experience a much preferable life in which would be considered his safe

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    Over the course of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, Max, the protagonist, displays in many ways that he is influenced by his mother. The story begins with Max misbehaving in a wolf suit and getting punished by her for it. After being sent to his room, his mind conjured a place where he could experience what it’s like to be in control. Max himself is a wild thing, and when he arrives at the island with the other wild things, he wants to understand why he was punished so he tames them.

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    Where the Wild Things Are, a children’s book written by Maurice Sendak, is not only directed to young children, but has an underlying message that is intended for older generations to receive. This message, only used to enhance the meaning of the story, describes the addiction for one to have power and be in control. As the story goes on, the realization sets in that maybe the desire for power is not the best, at all times. The use of oppression becomes evident in this story, through Max, the main

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    Many dictionaries define animals as living things other than human beings or plants. However, in some dictionaries, there is another definition for animal, which shows how they distinguish animal and human: a live thing which behaves in a wild, aggressive, or unpleasant way. In Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, the behavior of Max, the protagonist of the story, challenges the boundary line between the animal and human. The way human and animal live their life and convey their love severalizes

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    Where the Wild Things Are is a book that was published in 1963 that was made into a movie. The book’s author and illustrator is Maurice Sendak. It is only 338 words with a lot of pictures. At first the book was not perceived well with some libraries banning the book and not recommending that children read it. However after kids were continuing to read the book the libraries and parents decided that it was not as bad as the originally thought. The movie which was released in 2009 also had some

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    Where the Wild Things Are: Comparison of the book vs. the movie Many movies made today were sourced from books whose story was rewritten as a movie script. One of my favorite books was turned into a movie in 2009 and was originally from a children’s story book called Where the Wild Things Are written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, was published in 1963. The book’s author is a well-known children’s book illustrator and writer that has won numerous awards such as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

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    I am analyzing the illustrations of the children’s book ‘Where The Wild Things Are’, Written and Illustrated by Maurice Sendak, first published in 1963 in the USA by Harper and Rowe. Sendak uses layout in an interesting way throughout the book, which feels cinematic in approach. The first six illustrations gradually increase in size, until the illustration fills a single page. It creates a feeling of the viewer zooming in on the scene. It also carries the idea in the text of a forest, that ‘grew

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