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.
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.
Cinderella ran away to the garden to cry. Suddenly, her fairy godmother appeared. With a wave of her wand, she turned a pumpkin into an elegant coach. Cinderella could now go to the ball, but her dress was still ruined. "Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo!"
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.
Throughout the classic novel, The Wizard of Oz, written in the year 1900 by L. Frank Baum, multiple colors are presented. Readers are introduced to an array of colors following Dorothy's arrival from Kansas. They show a change in scene and location, along with the mood of the chapter. Although the film depiction of the novel is not the exact same, it manages to promote the same idea of importance and significance of color. In the film, shot in 1939, viewers become acquainted with a grey and dreary Kansas as Dorothy and her everyday life are presented.
In Baum’s fairytale, many of the politically charged aspects of Oz that have been discussed also have perfectly practical explanations that relate to the time period of when the story was written. For example, one of the most prominent symbols that theorists see in The Wizard of Oz is the famous yellow brick road. Shortly after Dorothy
By looking deeper into the meaning of a character, we can infer good information about the story, and how a characters personality can affect the plot. When we look at the grandmother in the story, we see many traits of which cause problems and precarious situations. The grandmother when looked at closely is the main reason that all the problems in the story happened. In the beginning of the story she displays a stubborn attitude and shows a spirit of independency; maybe too much. She carefully sneaks her cat into the car, and later down the road the cat sneaks out, jumps on the drivers face, and causes them to have a wreck.
The two stories, The Witches by Roald Dahl and “Fly Away Home” by Eve Bunting, the two main characters Danny, and Andrew are very different and similar in many ways. Yet they propose the same theme, Always try no matter the circumstances. Danny from the witches proposes the theme, always try no matter the circumstances. When he gets discovered after being trapped in a room with all of the witches he still tries his hardest to get out of the room even though he cannot. And at the end of the story, he climbs into the grand high witches’ room and steals the potion to put it in all of the witches food and turn them into rats.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and A Midsummer Night’s Dream are two pieces of fiction that have been read for generations. Though their plots differ, each story exemplifies different ideologies of fantasy, and has similar fictional elements. Both stories feature a protagonist’s exit from the mundane world into a world of fantasy, and in both stories these protagonists return to their world changed by their experiences in the alternate realm. The stories of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland develop differently, and should therefore require antagonists with unique qualities. However, this is not the case.
Cinderella, in the French version, brought to her godmother; a pumpkin, six mice, six lizards, and a rat. All these things helped her get to the ball by the godmother turning the pumpkin into a fine coach, the mice into horses, the lizards into footmen and the rat into a coach man. Yet still dressed in rags Cinderella says “but must I go in these nasty rags?” so with a touch of her wand the godmother turned Cinderella’s rags into cloth of gold and silver beset with jewels. On the other side in the German style Cinderella went to her big and beautiful tree with a white bird high on it that would always grant her wishes. Saying to the tree/bird “shake and quiver, little tree, throw gold and silver down to me” so that she could attend the festival.