Wizard of Oz Lecture Notes

Wizard of Oz Lecture Notes - FIL 1007 Lecture Dorothy She's...

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FIL  1007 Lecture - 02/26/2008 Dorothy: - She’s an orphan – psychic wound - She’s always in the way/ignored - Doesn’t fit in, she’s a bit lost - When walking on the pig pen fence, she fell and didn’t pick herself up – metaphor: not  yet reached her balanced/grown-up - Lacks maturity - Toto is a shape-shifter (mentor, herald, hero) - Within the first few minutes of the film, by picking up her dog and protecting him, we  know she’s nurturing. - Dorothy exhibit feminine traits called anima (animus[mos] is the male version) which  means nurturing and nursing according to Jung. Animus trait displayed by the scarecrow  and lion. - Lost of parents – underserved misfortune/change of fortune Anima – female Animus – masculine - Whenever a hero lacks something, they go on a journey to get it. For Dorothy, it’s  maturity, sense of belonging, success. -
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