The Wizard of Oz “There is no place like home” is the memorable quote from the movie Wizard of Oz. The catchy quote is certainly not the only thing we can learn from analyzing this movie. The Wizard of Oz is very real. Many fictional scenes reflect lessons that are relevant to real life.
In The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming, 1939, specifically during the beginning scene, Dorothy was in sync with the setting. Dorothy was in the proper placement of the props around her, adding to the feelings of her reflecting the place she is in. The background eluded to the idea that she is far away from the golden spherical instrument that 's supposed to hold a globe, on the window sill in the background. There 's also an interesting painting below the window sill, it 's a golden band of boxes; this could be the representation of how Dorothy is gonna get to where she 's going, the yellow brick road. However, the crystal ball seems to be the most prominent part of the scene, the contrast of Dorothy 's position enhanced the feeling to the viewer that Dorothy is scared and alone.
The movie The Wizard Of Oz discusses the role of good and evil through a variety of characters and events. The wizard of Oz explains that good and evil means that the good in life help you when lost and are kind to people for example the good which in the movie. The evil people in life are mean and bully you and do terrible crimes for example the wicked witch of the west do these examples in the movie. There are many ideas on what good and evil are but the christen church has come with ideas around good and evil, such as god has given everyone free will.
In the novel "The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz" L. Frank Baum uses different colors throughout the novel. These color play a big role in the novel. They symbolize specific things in the story. in the novel the author was very particular on how different regions were colored and what bit represented. the role the color play in the novel are the different regions of Oz.
(AGG) Technology has many negative impacts on humanity, even Steven Spielberg says so himself, “It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we're too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone” (Brainyquotes). (BS-1) Earbuds and television screens the size of walls weren’t invented in 1953, but was accurately predicted by Bradbury to be an invention in the near future and that they will be used constantly. (BS-2) Technology gets in the way of memory and relationships, which was accurately predicted by Bradbury.
In L. Frank Baum uses colors throughout the novel The Wizard Of Oz to allegorize. Dorothy interacts with regions and characters with intentional The roles of the colors is to portray individual themes. The colors yellow, green, grey and blue represent counsel, pride, reality and friendship respectively. The color yellow or gold is used to resemble guidance and counsel.
In The Wizard of Oz, the main character Dorothy goes through a journey. She is given ruby slippers that she does not know at first but will help her along the way. Throughout her quest Dorothy wears the ruby slippers and their use is to bring Dorothy back to Kansas. The ruby slippers have a deeper meaning behind them than just having the ability to take Dorothy back home. Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz contributed to the American identity because they symbolize internal strength, the transition to adulthood, and the endless quest for happiness.
One question I produce while reading the story is why was it so hard to remember what actually happened and then why did she fluff up the story. Like for example Mary said that her grandfather invented the collapsible top hat, but in the other part of the story says it wasn't her grandfather but a relative no less. To me there was no need to put this in there do to the fact that the writer didn't know here own memories, but then thats really what the stories is about how memories can be changed by a person
Chapter 2 Ladybirds’ Cinderella (Fig. 6) from 1944 was an exception in publishing during this period. It is this very book that helped Ladybird move from the war era into the modern commercial era. This was because the book was published just as WWII was ending, meaning that more money was available to the company and they could finally afford to produce a book that was in some way a homage to how their books were produced before the war. As labour and materials was still scarce, the company had to find a cost effective way of narrating the story. As there have been many versions of Cinderella throughout history, Ladybird altered the known version to become simplistic and short; such as only containing one ball instead of three along with
Many people think differently about the same story, so they come up with new versions. One example of that is the Creation Story. The written story, Creation Myth: In The Beginning, is violent, while Mrs. Warren’s Verizon is interesting.
The main characters in the movie The Wizard of Oz and the main characters in the novel Of Mice and Men, these characters share many of the same characteristics. Both the story and the movie show many similarities to the Great Depression. However The Wizard of Oz has very symbolic characters related to the Great Depression. In The Wizard of Oz the four main characters are Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion.
Not only did Hulga’s wooden leg have a symbolic meaning in the story “Good Country People,” but also the imagery of her spectacles has a symbolic meaning as well. Her glasses symbolically represent the loss of vision and gaining of insight. At the beginning of the story, Hulga is wearing these glasses, which many of us tend to associate with being smart. However she does not gain insight until Manley removes her glasses. It is stated in “Good Country People”, “When her glasses got in his way, he took them off of her and slipped them into his pocket” (O’Conner 1350).
Section #8 In the novel Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury,there are mythological, biblical, and literary allusions that relate to the character Mr.Dark. The mythological allusion "Medusa" relates to Mr.Dark's petrifying gaze that he gave to Charles Halloway as seen in "Medusa gaze" "of Mr.Dark" and "swiftly reckoned with." (Bradbury,245) The author does this by creating a scene where Mr.Dark is being played by Charles Halloway into getting the boys free from a spell by patronizing him with his plan to kill the Dust Witch and shows Mr.Dark's reaction that is,giving him a terror-striking look.
In the movie The Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion was a very dynamic character, meaning he went through many changes through the duration of the movie. The first time that the group meets him, the Lion was growling at the lot and frightening them. The story shows that when Dorothy slapped the lion for scaring Toto, the Lion showed his Cowardice by crying and making a big deal out of nothing. He then was crying because he had no courage and that’s when the group invited the Cowardly LIon on their voyage to see the Wizard. This is the beginning of the Lion starting out as a full-blown coward.
Frank Baum uses colors throughout the novel the Wonderful Wizard Of Oz. . Color play s a important role in the story l. Each color symbolizes a n object of wealth or emotion . The author wrote the book in the 1900’ s during the depression era, and the lack of money was the most talked about topic in the nation. Frank Baum managed to address this issue in his book with the use of symbolic imagery. The story opens with the color gray which depicts sadness.