• 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...
  • Bad Witch Dorothy Good Heart
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    Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, a Zen master? The Tin Man an enlightenment seeker? "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" a mantra? Joey Green's, The Zen of Oz, is a witty, whimsical, and surprisingly insightful introduction to Eastern Philosophy via one of the world's most beloved movies. It delivers universal truths in a charming, non-preachy, fashion allowing you to explore Dorothy's yellow brick road, as well as your own. Along the way, you will discover original song lyrics, your favorite dial...
  • Feelings They Validated Children Show Males Song
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    Show #2: The Wiggles 1. Give the title or brief description of the television program or scene. The Wiggles are four men who entertain children with song and dance. The characters of the show are Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus, Captain Feathersword and the friendly Pirate. In this show they were singing a song encouraging children to be friendly even if they have a bad Day. The song also validated children's emotions, saying it is okay to feel that way. But there is also ...
  • Satire In Dorothy Parker
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    Dorothy Parker was born in 1893 and died in 1967. She is known for using a mixture of humor, satire, and sarcasm in her poems. Satire is a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule of scorn. Three poems in which she uses humor, satire, and sarcasm are "Rsum", "Comment", and "One Perfect Rose." In the poem "Comment" she uses an example of sarcasm. Sarcasm is harsh or bitter derision or irony. This poem is about how life is sweet bliss. The sarcasm displayed in the poem is the ...
  • On Parker And Humor
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    Suzanne L. Bunkers Dorothy Parker was not only a wit also a chronicler and a harsh critic of 1920 s-1930 s social roles. Her poems and short stories are not simply "cute" or "funny"; they also function as a vehicle for social criticism. Of particular importance is Parker's use of stereotypical female characters to satirize, more bitterly than playfully, the limited roles available to American women during the Twenties and Thirties, decades when the predominant image of the American woman was tha...
  • Dorothy Dandridge Ruby Dottie
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    Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on November 9, 1922, in Cleveland, Ohio. Her parents (Cyril and Ruby Dandridge) had a troubled marriage, which eventually lead to them going their separate ways. Ruby met the new "love" of her life, a woman, later was much despised by Dottie. She was very domineering and abusive toward Ruby's two children, especially Dottie. Early in their youth Ruby and her friend trained them for performing onstage. Between the ages 4-6 depending on who you ask, was about the ti...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie Miss Dorothy
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    Thoroughly Modern Millie Thoroughly Modern Millie takes place in the year 1922 in New York. At this point in history all the women wanted equal rites and wanted to have fun. The main characters in this film are Millie Dillmount, Miss Dorothy Brown, Trevor Graydon, Jimmy Smith, and Muzzy. Millie Dillmount is a totally modern woman. She's come to the cite from the country in search of a husband. She strives to become a successful business woman and to marry well and be rich. She has every intenti...
  • Kiss Before Dying Bud Ellen Dorothy
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    Book report on A Kiss before Dying Ira Levin Page count: 300 First published: 1953 Dorothy, Bud's girlfriend tells him she's pregnant. Bud is very angry but pretends he loves her. He gives her pills to get rid of the baby. -FLASHBACK: Bud was very popular at school. After the war he had several jobs and an affair with an rich widow. he went to Stoddart and met Dorothy. -PRESENT: If the pills won't work, Bud promises to marry Dorothy. Bud sees a golden future ahead because Dorothy's father is pr...
  • Themes In Blue Velvet
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    Exploring the Dark Side: Contrasting Themes in "Blue Velvet" The subconscious psyche is one of the most fascinating and almost completely inexplicable aspects of human behavior. Even more intriguing than merely the subconscious is the notion of a darker, more repressed side that many individuals refuse to acknowledge exists within them. In David Lynch's film "Blue Velvet," the director attempts to explore the psyche of a young man named Jeffrey Beaumont, most notably the clash between his darker...
  • The Wizard Of Oz Symbolizing The Gilded Age
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    The story (The Wonder World of OZ) written by Frank Baum is filled with symbolism. Symbolism a style of writing using symbols and indirect suggestion to express ideas, emotions, people etc. The story gives a lot of symbols relating to the gilded age in American history which took place from 1880 1900. The main symbols are: Dorothy, the Land of Oz, lion, Emerald City, flying monkeys. The first person the story talks about in the story is Dorothy. Shes a girl that comes form Kansas and was carried...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Jerry Maguire Failures And Success
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    In his movie Jerry Maguire, director Cameron Crowe illustrates how failures and successes are all part of life and if you have love and are happy with your life then you will shirley succeed. It is part of life to experience failure which propels one forward to take risks and make changes to find the answers on how to succeed in lives little games. Jerry Maguire is an inspiring movie based on this theme, demonstrating success and failure with business endeavors, love relationships, friendships a...
  • Dorothy Day Short Biography
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    Dorothy Day (1897-1980) Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8 th, 1897 Dorthy Day was a very influential person in the catholic economic lifestyle. Her father, John Day was out of work when she was little, which gave her empathy for other then, and later on in life because she also knows what its like to be there. When she moved to Chicago her life turned for the better, Her father became sports editor of a major Chicago newspaper. In 1914 she relieved a scholarship for the university of Illi...
  • Wizard Of Oz Dorothy Home Made
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    "All you have to do is knock the heels together three times G linda the witch made this clear as she told Dorothy how her only way of escaping Oz and returning home was by the ruby slippers she was wearing. Kansas City was a place where Dorothy overcame many different obstacles that played in her mind and led her to fantasizing about a place somewhere over the rainbow way up high. This utopia takes away all of lifes dilemmas and flawlessness and replaces your soul with many hopes, dreams and hap...
  • Freudian Analysis Of Blue Velvet
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    David Lynch's "Blue Velvet" was one of the most influential films of the 1980's and has been argued by many as the catalyst for independent filmmaking. In Blue Velvet, Lynch uses Freudian notions of oedipal conflict, sadism, masochism, and fetishism to exhibit the connection between characters. In this essay I will apply these psychoanalytic theories to a character analysis in Lynch's Blue Velvet. Blue Velvet "is a head-on collision between two popular genres from the 1940 s: the insipid small-t...
  • The Effect Of Wizard Of Oz On Me
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    "Somewhere over the rainbow," - my favorite song from The Wizard of Oz from the first time I saw it at age five to now. The very thought of leaving behind the black and white reality to escape to a land of color and excitement fascinated me. Each time in viewing this movie my imagination was filled with the dreams of what lay outside of Kemp. Dorothy Gayle was an only child living on a farm on the Kansas countryside. Without the companionship of any other children, Dorothy grew up alone with Au...
  • Clergyman's Daughter Dorothy Life Church
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    A Clergyman's Daughter Author: A Clergyman's Daughter Essay, Research Paper Author: George Orwell Title: A Clergyman's Daughter Title explanation: The title is called A Clergyman's Daughter, because the book gives a description of Dorothy's life as a clergyman's daughter. Cast of characters The main character is Dorothy Hare, the only child of a reverend. Further more, the reverend Charles Hare, Dorothy's father. Mr. Warburton, Dorothy's friend. Nobby, an other friend of Dorothy's. Mrs. Creevy,...
  • 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...