In the novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum color is used to play a huge role and symbolize many things. One role color plays in the novel is how it is used to separate the different countries/factions. One thing color symbolizes in the novel is The Yellow Brick Road and the meaning behind it. Another thing color symbolizes in the novel is Emerald City and the meaning behind it. Baum uses color throughout the entire novel to play key roles and symbolize major poeple places and events.
Rather than using a display of colour for the simple purpose of "spectacle", colours help drive the narrative and become significant "characters" and fundamental to the development of the story, rather than just mere parts of the mise-en-scene. The idea of colour as a language in which each of them help convey an idea and an
Writer actively implemented the blues motives into the texts of his poems, giving them the narrative rhythm, using repeats variations on the same theme. In addition, the author was using a form of internal monologue of the hero to transmit the essence of blues and jazz as specific Negro musical styles. Hughes reflects on writing phonetic features of speech of blacks. Almost all the poems of the writer describe the dialogic on different levels. In a small prose of Langston Hughes, a large part of the content belongs to the landscape, which often becomes almost equal participant in the action, accompanying characters, explaining their feelings and moods, serving as a summary of thought.
Color plays a major role in this novel. Color sets the mood and tone of any setting. Reactions to color depends on what the actual color is. There are various types of colors and moods taking place in the novel. So when reading the novel I payed close attention to the colors and reactions of the characters.
Although The Wizard of Oz and The Wiz (Remake) both are musical films, they both have the same name of characters such as Dorothy Gale, The Scarecrow, The Tinman and The cowardly lion, However the films are different from each other. Yet in The Wizard of Oz there were American star actors such as Judy Garland, Ray Bolger and Jack Haley to start off the original version. On the other hand The Wiz had an African American cast such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson from the Motown productions of the well-known Quincy Jones. Even though, the classic films have similar names both films plots are totally different, whereas Dorothy Gale of The Wizard of Oz lives in Kansas of the early 1900’s in a farmhouse, and then trapped in her aunt’s and uncle’s
The Use of Symbolism in Young Goodman Brown In the short story, “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne symbolism and imagery are used in many ways, reading the story once is only scratching the surface. Hawthorne sculpts a story by tying intricate details together to create something that will absorb the reader. Through scenery, Biblical references, and even names and colors, Hawthorne has proven himself as a literary genius.
Many stories involve symbolism for a specific reason, whether it 's to make a point or to give an overall meaning. For example, in the story “The Lottery”, symbolism is one of the main ideas that the author gets her point across. Symbols shaped her story for readers to understand the idea behind the symbols she used in the story The Lottery, symbolism helped develop a mood, deepen a theme, and creates abstract ideas. The stones, summer, and the lottery where all symbols used in “The lottery” to create a distraction for a shocking mood.
The genre classifications for the The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe provide a large amount of the framework for the story and its objectives in character development and allegory. The first genre applicable to the novel is fantasy. The imaginative universe allows for events completely independent of real world possibilities, and creates different ways for characters experience growth. This aspect entertains in it’s own right, but also allows allegories to be drawn, without the representations being apparent, due to the stark difference between the mythical settings of fantasy, such as that of Narnia and the real world. The second genre that is applicable in the novel is bildungsroman.
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, deploys color symbolism in order to further develop characters and the plot. Fitzgerald’s use of color symbolism within The Great Gatsby not only defines the characters but adds depth to them. The most recognized color within the novel is “the single green light, minute and far away, that might have been the end of a dock” (26). In addition to the green light, there are many other colors within the novel that embody characters, objects, and ideas. The most significant and memorable colors, other than green, are white and yellow, both of which are intertwined in Fitzgerald’s fictional world of materialism and scandal.
In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, symbolism is very important all throughout it. Not only does he use objects to show symbolism, but he also uses color symbolism to prove the importance of the theme and development of the characteristics in the Great Gatsby. Color symbolism brings out the visual of the story, so readers can picture it in their mind as they are reading. Fitzgerald took the colors to an advanced level by using key colors to help further deepen the meaning of the book and its characters. Although there are many colors in the novel, Fitzgerald uses the colors green, white, and yellow to symbolize Gatsby’s emotions and riches.
This is because of the people responsible for telling the stories, the approaches they take in how they decide to present their information, and the depth they include for certain historical and cultural events. An exploration of the stories each book tells is key to obtaining a full understanding and appreciation of the comprehensive history of New Orleans. The first work, Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans, written by Joan B. Garvey and Mary Lou Widmer, offers a look into
Throughout the book, symbols are widely used. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses colors to represent Gatsby’s aspirations, the future and past, and the materialistic world he lives in. Fitzgerald uses the color blue to represent Gatsby’s hopes and
The Wizard of Oz is an epic because it is a long story and has many heroes that will be remembered for their feats. In The Wizard of Oz, the epic characteristic of supernatural setting was shown. This was shown in the whole land of Oz, because this land isn’t any ordinary land, it has talking animals, and witches. In the land of Oz a girl by the name of Dorothy has entered this land, and she has shown epic conventions of plea for help/aid. She plead the great wizard of Oz to help send her home, but he gave her a task before she could get home.
The Lorax written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel is a moral tale addressing the impact of a large corporation and its effects on the environment and economy. Suess illustrates nature in a way that portrays the text. At the beginning of the fable there is a dark color pallet in the illustrations thus creating a polluted dismal environment. In contrast, the illustrations become more appealing to the eye when the introduction of the Truffula tree forest occurs. The Once-ler is never fully seen throughout the story, only the damage that is caused by his greed.