• Dorothy Wicked Witch
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    The Development of Dorothy The movie The Wizard of Oz opens on a farm in Kansas. The lead character is a twelve-year-old girl named Dorothy. Dorothy exists in a world limited by aged beliefs and fears, which make up a great part of her reality. In Kansas, Dorothy is a twelve-year-old girl, with twelve-year-old needs and emotions. I feel that the movie is a device by which we can analyze Dorothy in all states of mind, her conscious, pre-conscious, and unconscious. I believe that Sigmund Freud pr...
  • Freud's Oz Freudian Views In The Wizard Of Oz
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    Freud's Oz: Freudian Views in The Wizard of Oz The film The Wizard of Oz is definitely about the concept of returning home. This is made clear throughout the film. Dorothy's entire time in Oz is spent trying to get back home to Kansas. Then when she gets back home she tells Aunt Em that 'all I kept saying to everybody was 'I want to go home.' ' This fits perfectly with the time, 1939, that The Wizard of Oz was produced. One reason was that due to the depression, many people were forced away fro...
  • Madame Morrible Elphaba Wizard Book
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    Wicked, the Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the East is a fantasy book by Gregory Maguire. It follows the life of the Wicked Witch, the character from the Wizard of Oz, from her birth to her death, or her pseudo-death. It also explores the question the nature of good and evil. The main character is, of course, the Wicked Witch, Elphaba. She is born green, with really sharp teeth, and afraid of water. When she gets near water, she just gets really scared, and when she cries or a couple drop...
  • Wonderful Wizard Book Story Dorothy
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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz By L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a fictional adventure / fantasy that was written by L. Frank Baum in 1965. L. Frank Baum was born near Chittenango, New York in 1856. Frank grew up with a heart condition so he couldn't play physically like other children so he developed a creative side, so he decided to write stories. The setting of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was set in with a happy society with some upsetting problems. The story was set in the 1950's, t...
  • Wicked Witch Wizard Dorothy World
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    Survival of the Fittest Fairy tales, such as Mervyn Leroy's 1939 production of The Wizard of Oz, follow children throughout the ages because each child contains a wholesome instinctive desire for fantastic stories and manifest reality. Characters like the munchkins and fairies of Grimm and Anderson have brought more joy to young hearts than from all other human inventions. The Wizard of Oz has served for generations and is now considered a historical tale in the childrens library. Contemporary c...
  • Feminism In D H Lawrence's The Rocking Horse Winner
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    A Feminist Reading of D. H. Lawrence The Rocking Horse Winner The man that does not know sick women does not know women. - S. Weir Mitchell The Rocking Horse Winner is the story of a boys gift for picking the winners in horse races. An omniscient narrator relates the tale of a boy whose family is always short of money. His mother is incapable of showing love and is obsessed with the status that material wealth can provide. This paper will explore the premise that D. H. Lawrence presented the fi...
  • Dark Side Of Oz
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    The Compiled Sync List 001-Echoes 1) The first indicator that everything is going right is the change from 'Speak to Me' to 'Breathe' which coincides exactly with the fade-in appearance of the name of producer Mervyn LeRoy Note: In the prologue the word 'Time' (one of the songs on the CD) is written with a capital letter even though it isn't at the start of the sentence. Also you will find the word 'Heart' capitalized in the middle of a sentence (a sound particular to 'The Dark Side of the Moon'...
  • Wicked Witch Wizard Dorothy World
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    Survival of the Fittest Fairy tales, such as Mervyn Leroy? s 1939 production of The Wizard of Oz, follow children throughout the ages because each child contains a wholesome instinctive desire for fantastic stories and manifest reality. Characters like the munchkins and fairies of Grimm and Anderson have brought more joy to young hearts than from all other human inventions. The Wizard of Oz has served for generations and is now considered a? historical? tale in the children? s library. Contempor...