Download PDF by L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By L. Frank Baum

ISBN-10: 1593082215

ISBN-13: 9781593082215

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Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion—they’re now as liked part of American folklore as Johnny Appleseed and Paul Bunyan. in view that its first ebook in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s tale of a bit lady over excited via a twister to the unusual and gorgeous Land of ounces has had a rare emotional effect on wide-eyed readers younger and old.

As Dorothy trips down the yellow brick highway to the Emerald urban, hoping the nice and poor Wizard who lives there'll support her go back domestic, she stocks adventures with the recognized trio of characters, defeats a depraved witch, and learns in regards to the energy of friendship, loyalty, and self-confidence. whereas students have debated for many years over attainable political meanings hidden in the story, Baum himself claimed he easily desired to write a “modernized fairy story, within which the wonderment and pleasure are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out.” because it has performed for generations previous, this vintage of fable experience speaks movingly approximately what each baby wishes: the Woodman’s compassion, the Lion’s braveness, and the Scarecrow’s wisdom.

With unique illustrations through William Wallace Denslow.

J. T. Barbarese teaches at Rutgers collage in Camden, New Jersey, the place he's a member of the Rutgers heart for kids and early life reviews. he's the writer of 4 books of poetry and a translation of Euripides.

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158. According to G. Heinz Mohr (whose Lexikon der Symbole, Düsseldorf und Köln: Diederichs, 1981, is referenced in Biedermann), “Christian symbolism finds green ‘equidistant from the blue of heaven, the red of hell . . an intermediate and mediating color, soothing, refreshing, human, a color of contemplation, of the expectation of resurrection” (Biedermann, p. 158). Color analysis based on traditional value assignments, moreover, would have to explain why it is that Glinda’s holdings, the Land of the Quadlings, is marked in red on the map of Oz that Baum created and that the Wicked Witch controlled the Winkie Country, which is colored yellow.

Chapter XVIII. - Away to the south. Chapter XIX. - Attacked by the Fighting Trees. Chapter XX. - ‘The Dainty China Country. Chapter XXI. - The Lion Becomes The King of Beasts. Chapter XXII. - The Country of the Quadlings Chapter XXIII. - The Good Witch Grants Dorothy’s Home Again. Endnotes Inspired by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Comments & Questions For Further Reading From the Pages of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz “You are welcome, most noble Sorceress, to the land of Munchkins. ” (page 22) While Dorothy was looking earnestly into the queer, painted face of the Scarecrow, she was surprised to see one of the eyes slowly wink at her.

Heinz Mohr (whose Lexikon der Symbole, Düsseldorf und Köln: Diederichs, 1981, is referenced in Biedermann), “Christian symbolism finds green ‘equidistant from the blue of heaven, the red of hell . . an intermediate and mediating color, soothing, refreshing, human, a color of contemplation, of the expectation of resurrection” (Biedermann, p. 158). Color analysis based on traditional value assignments, moreover, would have to explain why it is that Glinda’s holdings, the Land of the Quadlings, is marked in red on the map of Oz that Baum created and that the Wicked Witch controlled the Winkie Country, which is colored yellow.

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