The wicked witch of the west wants her sister’s ruby slippers, which apparently have magical powers. However, Glinda has magically put the shoes on Dorothy’s feet. The wicked witch of the west vows to get Dorothy and regain her sister’s shoes, “I’ll get you my pretty and your little dog too” ("Quotes from "The Wizard of Oz", 2018) Besides her vow to the shoes, very little is known about the motivations of the Wicked Witch of the West. Many other mediums in literature and movies have attempted to explain her intentions, including occasionally making her an antihero. Psychoanalytically speaking, the witch’s inner desires are a mystery because so little is known about her.
One way that Catherine changed was after her encounter with the old Jewish Lady. The old lady told her, “ ‘Little Bird, in the world to come, you will not be asked “Why were you not George?’ or ‘Why were you not Perkin’ but ‘Why were you not Catherine?’ ” (Cushman 17). Catherine didn’t fully understand what it meant at first, but the old woman’s words helped her later when it really mattered. When Shaggy Beard’s messengers came, Catherine ran to her Aunt Ethelfritha’s house in fear and desperation. While she was there, the old Jewish woman’s words finally gained some meaning.
In the novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” the colors are used to bring meaning to the various aspects of the story. Initially when Dorothy is in Kansas at her Aunt and Uncles farm everything is presented in muted colors, like gray and dreary. This coloring also serves as a symbol for the life that Dorothy lived in Kansas. It was a boring life, simple and there wasn’t much to smile about. After the cyclone she finds herself and her dog Toto in the Land of the Munchkins, where blue is the primary color.
(Hood 410) The grandmother struggled with the girl and her free spirit as if the grandmother had been apart of this story before expecting a different result; she hoped for “The surprise gift of a smile” (Hood 411). The Smile never came just the granddaughter’s show of defiance
Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” is about a family of three women who have a weak relationship due to jealousy, burdens, and insensitivity. The characters are the narrator, Mama, Maggie, and her eldest daughter, Dee. The setting is the Deep South in the early 1970s. Dee, the antagonist, comes back home to pick up a few items she wants for her new home and wants the quilts Mama’s family has passed down for years, but Mama refuses. Dee believes her family is not intelligent enough to understand their family heritage and thinks she would be better off with the quilts and use them as an art piece.
If one was to imagine the novel without color, the novel would simply be dreary, just as Kansas was. One would not be able to picture the beautiful landscapes and exciting places such as the yellow brick road or the Emerald city. It would be a different kind of story with next to no imagery. In conclusion, Frank Baum, author of Wizard of Oz, presented his novel around the idea of color. He was able to show us just how remarkable this aspect is and the role it plays in our imagination.
Being meek and not knowing the power of the Silver Slippers she did what the Witch commanded. The Yellow Winkies lived in the palace and had been slaves for a very long time. They were much like the Munchkins except they were dressed in Yellow. The Wicked Witch had a great longing to capture the Silver Slippers for herself. She devised a plan to trip Dorothy.
Mami says that she doesn’t want her daughter to work as a maid in America, but then Papi cuts her off to say, “Would you prefer she be Mr. Smith’s little querida? (pg.69 p.6)”. Papi knows that the risk of sending Lucinda off to America
Alice in Wonderland is a fictional story written by Lewis Carroll. This is a story about a girl who follows a strange looking rabbit down it's rabbit hole to find all sorts of crazy and unusual characters and places. Alice goes through this world trying to figure it out and get home but, it seems as if she's being rejected and offending the creatures who live in it. Alice struggles through the puzzles of this unknown world just wishing to go home. In the end, Alice wakes from what we now know was a dream land she had created in her own head.
“Fat Is Not A Fairy Tale” is a lyric poem by Jane Yolen. A poem that criticized princesses that are “Anorexic and wasp-waisted.” It makes it seem like there will never be a princess who would be fat. Yolen tries to address to adolescents that they should not view themselves as anything less because they are not as perfect as princesses. She portrays this by altering the classic name of various fairy tales. For example, “Sleeping Tubby, Cinder Elephant, Hansel and Great, and Snow Weight.” In other words, she tries to give us an understanding that people should not hide their outer body structure to fit with society's standards.
9:40pm- Meahar Unisa and Humza Abbs get dressed. Hassan Abbs stayed home. The Case Worker (Julia Borras) was able to speak with someone from BiC and told them it was okay for me go to the Hospital with them. We arrived at the Hospital (Aubrey Hepburn Children’s House) at 10: 30am. They could not proceed with the doctor appointment until the translator came.
In The Wizard of Oz, Dorothy, who is the protagonist, goes on a journey to find her way back home. While doing this, she faces some road blocks. “Toto I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” This is what Dorothy said when she first entered Munchkinland. While looking for her Auntie Em in their house, a tornado came and their house was picked up by the tornado, with Dorothy in it. When this happened, the tornado took her to a land that was unknown to Dorothy.
It’s a scene engraved into the western world’s collective memory: a pigtailed girl in red slippers, skipping along a yellow brick road with a scarecrow, a tin man, and a lion. This image, from the book “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum and the 1939 film of the same name, represents the epic of the modern age. Whereas in ancient times, we had Gilgamesh or King Arthur as our gallant hero, now we have a little girl from a farm in Kansas. At first glance, this simple story of a young girl lost in a magic land could not compete with the great tales of old. However, this epic shares more than a few similarities with this seemingly childish
At this time, she is at home with her little girl while in hospice. This way Joey can spend the time with her daughter before she leaves this world. They have a play area set up for Indiana right by Joey and she has also been recording daughters for her book so she will always hear her mom 's voice. There is no doubt that Joey Feek will be remembered forever and her sweet voice will
As the story of The Wizard of Oz plays out the character Dorothy goes through significant change, she is a dynamic character. Her heart turns from wanting to grateful as she matures into a young lady, which is important to this plot, because her journey of growing up impacts the entirety of the story and it impacts all of the characters she encounters along the way. The entire story begins with Dorothy frantically begging for the attention of her preoccupied aunt and uncle. Everything about her actions and words hint at self absorbent and immaturity. Not caring for the duties that her caretakers were tending to she throws herself into the mood and feelings of nobody loves me, driving her away from her home into danger, but the danger changes