The Wizard of Oz and Philosophy: Wicked Wisdom of the West (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 37)

The Wizard of Oz and Philosophy: Wicked Wisdom of the West (Popular Culture and Philosophy Book 37)


From the bedtime tale via L. Frank Baum to the vintage 1939 movie, no tale has captured the imaginations of generations of youngsters — and adults — like The Wizard of Oz. the tale of Dorothy’s trip via oz., the colourful characters, areas, songs, and discussion have permeated pop culture worldwide. The members to this quantity take a truly shut examine The Wizard of Oz and ask the harsh questions on this excellent story. They ponder whether anyone can own a advantage with no understanding it, and if the world of oz. used to be relatively the dream or if Kansas was once the dream. Why does water soften the depraved Witch of the West and why does Toto appear to recognize what the opposite characters can’t appear to work out? The articles incorporated take on those compelling questions and extra, encouraging readers to have discussions in their own.

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