The Wizard of Oz and Wicked are both very successful and well-known broadway musicals. Both of these musicals are based off of the same story, but each give a slightly different meaning to it. While they are both based on a similar tale, these two broadway musicals have many characteristics that are similar and differ from each other. This paper will compare and contrast the characters, theme, and plot.
As the parent with the most direct involvement with her two children, Daisy does hold some responsibility for her son’s disappearance. When the principal at Donny’s high school calls her and requests a meeting, Daisy feels as though she is the one being reprimanded rather than her teenage son. Defensively, she tells the principal Mr. Lanham, “It isn’t that we’re not concerned… we’ve done what we could, whatever we could think of… How are we to know what to believe?” In these lines, Daisy begins to show just how suggestible she is. Like many parents when their children begin to misbehave, Daisy does not know where to begin, but she is completely willing to throw money at the problem in the hopes it will help.
She is too busy running around and playing with the other children to think about making money, or providing for a family. However, when she hears her parent's talk she is exposed to the hardships of the world and any illusions she might have had about a carefree life are stripped away. This forces her further down the path of adulthood and allows her to experiences new emotions, such as sadness and defeat. This theme is still relevant in today's world because children still experience a similar transition between
By comparing the scenes of “other” people to young girls in the night, she compels the audience to feel sympathy. Illustrating two contrasting situations, she effectively develops from the evidence to her main purpose to properly change the working conditions of children. This quote adds to her argument by urging the audience to care about the poor
This disobedience only adds to the conflict which is not good for either of the two. The mother then finds out that she has breast cancer. Lola, the daughter, has no sense of empathy towards the mother. They still fight like crazy. And after more time has gone by, the daughter finally decides that it is time for her to run away and literally get out of the hands of her mother.
Numerous traditional and modern versions of the Cinderella story have been recreated. These stories depict people of different race and ethnicities from all over the world. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Cinderella can be best described as a traditional version of the story with a cultural
1. After viewing the documentary and listening to each song by Rodgers and Hammerstein the song that made the most impact on me was the song “Some Enchanted Evening.” The song consists of very smooth and romantic melodies. Due to that I am a hopeless romantic I really enjoy the song lyrics and melody. The song was very catchy that I ended up singing the song for the rest of my day.
There is Miss Rose, who is never married for fear of losing her freedom. Although Miss Rose is never nor has the intension of getting married, she has a secret longing for having children. Her wish is granted on the arrival of Eliza on her doorstep. She takes her in and raises her as her own. Miss Rose love for Eliza is evident with her desire to see that Eliza has become her best.
In being the first to value a foreigner, others follow in Rose 's footsteps. These associations become a symbol of peace at a time when politics have prevented any policy of trust. At the eighth grade of Rose she begins to feel the gloominess because of her best friend Daisy. When Rose and Daisy are both little one they had been joined at the hip, they are like a twin sister but Rose never noticed how hard it would be to maintain a relationship that allows only one center.
She exists in a time when women are classified as objects of beauty and property, and her heart trouble suggests that she is fragile. Louise’s initial reaction to the news of her husband’s death suggests that she is deeply saddened and grief stricken when she escapes to her bedroom. However, the reader is caught off-guard with Louise’s secret reaction to the news of her husband’s death because she contradicts the gender norm of the 19th century woman. Her contradiction to the stereotype / gender norm is displayed when she slowly reveals her inward
The productions of this play were successful through stage design, lighting crewing, and acting. Those three aspects made the quality of the play stand out to me, as an audience member. The production of the set design of the play was a good effort. The set design for the play staging aims for the sweet spot between feeding adult nostalgia and satisfying a new generation of children.