"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Essays and Research Papers

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was a mixture of happiness‚ sadness‚ and‚ most importantly‚ beneficial life lessons. Despite the obstacles imposed throughout the play‚ the characters had overcome them by realizing that they possessed the resources and skills all along. Overcoming obstacles was present throughout the play by Dorothy being African American‚ the lion finding his courage‚ and the use of technology in place of special effects. Being that the Wizard of Oz was a play‚ special effects cannot

    Premium The Wizard of OzLand of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz 688 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • The wonderful wizard of Oz

    This book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was breathtaking! Based on the book‚ to me the definition of a hero is a individual that is not afraid too risk his/her life for a friend‚ family member‚ and etc. The wizard of Oz told Dorothy the scarecrow‚ the tin woodman and the lion to go on a mission. Dorothy wanted to go back to Kansas and the Lion wanted to have courage‚ the tin wood man wanted to have a heart and the scarecrow wanted to have a brain. Without a doubt the Wizard of Oz told Dorothy‚ the

    Premium Land of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz 443 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The year of 1939 was a great year for classical movie lovers. With Gone with the Wind‚ Mr. Smith goes to Washington‚ Wuthering Heights‚ and The Wizard of Oz. This year during the Great Depression gave us more classics than most years combined. The Great Depression was one of the main reasons behind the making of all of these movies; the dark and bleak times needed a getaway‚ a place to escape to where ones troubles don’t matter‚ the movies were that getaway

    Premium The Wizard of OzLand of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz 570 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Wonderful Wizard of Oz as Allegory

    Baum‚ novel The Wonderful wizard of Oz Baum describes a story in which a young girl Dorothy and her dog‚ Toto go on a magical journey from the dull‚ gray land of Kansas to the colorful‚ magical land of Oz. This girl and her dog meet three companions‚ a Cowardly Lion‚ a Brainless Scarecrow‚ and a Heartless Tin Man and have adventure in the Land of Oz and untimely help Dorothy get home. In Baum’s allegorical The Wonderful Wizard of Oz he uses satire and symbols‚ such as the regions of Oz‚ the characters

    Premium The Wizard of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of OzLand of Oz 2220 Words | 9 Pages

    Open Document
  • Emotions and Confidence in the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    Children’s Literature Emotions and Confidence in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is a piece of American culture that children have been taking in since the early 20th century. L. Frank Baum first introduced The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in 1900‚ and would write 13 sequel novels after its publication. In 1939‚ MGM released The Wizard of Oz in technicolor to American audiences. The film exploded‚ and the popularity of The Wizard of Oz is still present in society today. With a large chunk

    Premium The Wizard of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of OzLand of Oz 990 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Essay Example

    Cited or Works consulted Baum‚ Frank L. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. New York‚ New York 10014‚ USA: New America Library‚ November 1984. Print. The wizard of Oz. Dir. Victor Fleming. Pref. Judy Garland‚ Ray Bolger‚ Jack Haley and Bert Lahr. MGM‚ 1939.DVD. Compare and Contrast After reading the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum and watched the film‚ the audience

    Premium 1768 Words | 8 Pages

    Open Document
  • Wicked Vs. The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum was published on May 17‚ 1900. There were two such productions that occurred due to this book. The first was the MGM movie “The Wizard of Oz”‚ an adaptation of Baum’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz‚ came out on August 25‚ 1939. Second was “Wicked: The Musical”‚ which began in 2003‚was an adaptation of a spinoff book called Wicked written by Gregory Maguire which gave a different perspective of the characters and plot of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz .

    Premium The Wizard of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of OzLand of Oz 1172 Words | 5 Pages

    Open Document
  • Wizard of Oz

    Wizard of Oz Interpretation The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a story about a girl named Dorothy who experiences a cyclone that takes her to a magical land of good and bad. When she is in this land she encounters a Scarecrow‚ Tin Man‚ and a Lion. These 3 characters are with her throughout the story and they go through different tough situations together. In the end they make their way to the Oz who grants their wishes and Dorothy goes back home. People say that this story is based off of populism‚ money

    Free The Wonderful Wizard of OzThe Wizard of OzLand of Oz 607 Words | 3 Pages

    Open Document
  • Book Report :The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum Dorothy‚ The story main character‚she is very brave‚helpful and kind. Scarecrow‚ has a silly head ‚he want to improve himself‚so want to find the witch to make a wish. Tin Woodman‚ He is not flexible‚ so he want to improve it .Therefore‚he want ro find the witch. This book is talk about a gril‚who called Dorothy‚lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies‚ with Uncle Henry‚ who was a farmer‚ and Aunt Em‚ who was the farmer’s wife. Their house

    Free The Wonderful Wizard of OzThe Wizard of OzLand of Oz 326 Words | 2 Pages

    Open Document
  • Wizard of Oz

    Tiffini Bates ENGL 387.010 Introduction to Film Analysis Final Exam The Wizard of Oz Film Form (Form and Narrative Form) The Wizard of Oz uses film form by using similarity and repetition. With Dorothy being the main character‚ she is always reappearing in the film. As well as all of the characters‚ The Tin Man‚ The Lion‚ and The Scarecrow‚ have similarities to Dorothy. Each of them need something‚ Dorothy needs to go back home‚ The Tin Man needs a brain‚ The Scarecrow needs a heart‚ and

    Premium The Wizard of OzThe Wonderful Wizard of OzLand of Oz 881 Words | 4 Pages

    Open Document
Previous
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50