Cowardly Lion Essays

  • The Cowardly Lion In The Wizard Of Oz

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    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

  • Macroeconomics In George Orwell's The Wizard Of Oz

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    he needed a heart; Cowardly Lion, he takes guts. They go hand in hand, encourage each other and help each other overcome difficulties one after another, and finally came to the Emerald City. Because of their outstanding performance, large healers to help them achieve their aspirations, the Scarecrow got a brain; the Tin Woodman to get a heart; Cowardly Lion got the courage, finally, the Scarecrow became the leader of the Emerald City, metal who became the leader of Winkies lion

  • Adventure In The Wizard Of Oz

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    through many obstacles, such as flying monkeys, talking trees, and many more, they successfully kill the Wicked Witch of West. As they return back to the Wizard, he grants all their wishes...The Scarecrow gets a brain, the Tinman gets a heart, the Cowardly Lion gets more courage, and the Wizard, Dorothy, and Toto fly back to Kansas in a balloon. On their way Toto unexpectedly jumps off the balloon, so Dorothy gets off as well as she follows her dog. Then, she sees Glinda, who simply tells Dorothy to tap

  • Wizard Of Oz Movie Vs Book

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    however, in the film she doesn't. Even though in the book Dorothy purposely throws water at the Wicked Witch she does it because she is angry, yet in the film they make it an accident so she doesn't seem malevolent. Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly lion get what they want physically; however, in the film they get it literately. For over a hundred years, the film and book are still enjoyable and entertaining, regardless of the many differences about the incredible story of Dorothy and the Land

  • Comparing The Wizard Of Oz And Wicked: Broadway Musical

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    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. The Wizard of Oz is a musical about a young girl, named Dorothy, who lives on a farm in Kansas

  • Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

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    the North, her costume looks white pretty brighten and she looks like an angel. For Wicked Witch of the West, her costume is green-representing bad thing- ugly and a look of a bad guy. In Oz Dorothy meet some fantasy characters: Scarecrow, Tinman, Lion and finally the Wizard of Oz. Each character present the inner of mankind. That shows reality and fantasy throughout the course of the movie by each

  • Wizard Of Oz Film Analysis

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    On top of that, another unique type of transition is also used well to show events occurring at the same time but in two different locations. A good example of a scene is when Dorothy and her followers are at the poppy field. After the Cowardly Lion joins the group, the scene zooms out to the Wicked Witch’s crystal ball, and fades away. The Wicked Witch then looks at the poppy field, and the scene switches, zooming into the crystal and opening up to show the group travelling again. After Dorothy

  • Essay On Allegory In The Wizard Of Oz

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    The Scarecrow, The Lion, and the Tin Woodman represents three symbols that intertwine together to represent the political era during the 19th century. The first symbol in the The Wizard of Oz represents the Scarecrow. The Scarecrow hung on a post in a great big cornfield. The Scarecrow starts talking to Dorothy explaining how he wanted brains. At last Dorthy allowed the Scarecrow to join

  • Wizard Of Oz Symbolism

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    The Wicked Witch of the West sees them coming and sends out wolves, crows, bees and monkeys to destroy them. The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman were broken into pieces. Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion were captured and taken to her palace. Dorothy was to be a slave in the palace. 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

  • The Yellow Brick Road In The Wizard Of Oz

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written by L. Frank Baum. In the book he utilizes color to signify the regions of The Land Oz. Baum applied yellow to represent The Yellow Brick Road. Green was used to Identify The Emerald City and blue was chosen for The Munchkins Country. These colors are significant to the regions of The Land of Oz. The first color yellow represents The Yellow Brick Road. The Yellow Brick Road leads Dorothy thru the Land of Oz and finally the Emerald city where Dorothy thinks

  • The Wiz: Live !: Music Analysis

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    The Wiz: Live! kicked things off on Auntie Em’s farm, with Dorothy expressing her disdain regarding her current living situation. Dorothy states her hatred towards her new school and home, hoping to return to Omaha where her friends and childhood memories are. Auntie Em tells her that there is no one waiting for her back in Omaha; it is heavily implied that Dorothy’s parents are dead. Quickly following a song break, a storm begins. A tornado forms around Dorothy, pulling her in. Dorothy after becoming

  • The Populist Party In L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

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    The idea of populism generally stems from a desire for the underprivileged to become equal to the upper class in a society. The term first appeared in the 1890s to describe the new Populist Party but has also since been used repeatedly throughout history in relation to different political movements in America and other countries. It has also been used as a theme and symbol in many works of literature. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum, has been analyzed by countless critics who

  • What Is The Scarecrow Like In The Wizard Of Oz

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    In the movie the Wizard of Oz, based on the book written by L. Frank Baum, one of Dorothy’s companions was the Scarecrow. The Scarecrow wanted to go to Emerald City because he described himself as “brainless” because his head was filled with straw. Little did he know, all along he had the potential to be a complex thinker, he just didn’t realize exactly how intelligent he was. There were three scenes that show how the Scarecrow already have the smarts he greatly desires. For instance, one of the

  • The Theme Of Racial Prejudice In WICKED

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    Racial Prejudice in WICKED: How is the theme of racial prejudice explored in Act One of the musical WICKED? The musical Wicked: The Untold Stories of the Witches of Oz was first performed on 10th June 2003 in New York City on Broadway. It was adapted, by Winnie Holzman and Steven Schwartz, from the 1995 book by Gregory Maguire (WICKED: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West), and follows the story of Elphaba a green-skinned girl who eventually becomes better known as the Wicked Witch

  • Ethnographic Semiotic Analysis

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    A more common introduction to anthropology from the stand point of most individuals is through television programs and films, especially ethnographic films because they provide an insight into societies otherwise unknown. However, visual anthropology constitutes a much broader notion than ethnographic films. It is reflective and encompasses a much wider array of study within the context of visual systems. Societies over time have been known to make visible, certain aspects of their norms, cultural

  • The Heroin In Dorothy's The Wizard Of Oz

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    Yes, in my opinion Dorothy is the heroin in The Wizard of Oz. She is the reason that the Wicked Witch of the East is dead, she is the reason that the Wicked Witch of the West is dead, and she is the reason that Oz 's identity was revealed. Dorothy 's presence played a huge part in the novel. To begin with, The Wicked Witch of the East 's death was caused by Dorothy. On Dorothy 's way to the Emerald City, while she was flying, her house landed on the Wicked Witch. The Land of the Munchkins were ecstatic

  • Princess Courtney Research Paper

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    The female princess Courtney isn 't a princess anymore. When Courtney and her older sister were little they were separated from their mother. 20 years later the two sisters are currently living on a farm. The culture is living on a farm is the totally opposite from living on land with a castle. Prince Alex, Courtney’s boyfriend, they 've been going on for a while. The evil wizard tries and tries to get Courtney to eat a poison pizza. She doesn 't know this is a poison pizza so she eats it!! The

  • Theories And Reflection To Gregory Maguire's Novel, Wicked '

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    Introduction There have been many theories discussed about Wicked the musical, and the connections and comparisons to Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, as well as L. Frank Baum’s children’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, it was mentioned that the Wicked Witch of the West (Elphaba) only had one eye that was as powerful as a telescope, and to have melted to a “brown, melted, shapeless mess” after Dorothy threw

  • The Color In The Wizard Of Oz

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    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. Dorothy in the beginning of her travels is instructed to follow the yellow brick road to get her greatest desire. The yellow brick

  • Man Vs. Self In Dorothy's The Wizard Of Oz

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    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. In The Wizard of Oz Dorothy ran