ECON; 27-29

ECON; 27-29 - Kanta Benjamin Econ 326 November 27, 2012...

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Kanta Benjamin Econ 326 November 27, 2012 Chapter one, Introduction: The Colors of Money introduces the reinterpretation of L. Frank Baum’s popular novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Henry Littlefield as a political allegory of monetary populism. L. Frank Baum’s, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz along with the annotations of Professor Dighe readers are able to view Henry Littlefield’s political view of the story. The Miller & Sexton reading spoke of the reconstructuring of America after the civil war. The photo essay was visual detail of how these political figures were compared to the characters in the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz .
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Reading The Wonderful Wizard of Oz I noticed a lot of symbolic aspects in the chapters. The way Baum described the aunt to me was very symbolic to me because the time in which this book took place in was a depression. The farming and weather conditions were led to these sad times and it was physically noticeable as Baum described. “The sun and wind had changed her, too. They had taken the sparkle from her eyes and left them a
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