It feels highly appropriate that I am now writing a review of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, since 27 years ago, when I was roughly four years old, my dad sat I need a chocolate fantasy and read my brother and I the whole thing over several successive evenings. I have heard some people say that when they reread a childhood favourite, they find it smaller and more disappointing than expected. I've read the book many times since those initial evenings with my dad and still think it's fantsy, which either means I have the literary appreciation of a four year old, or that I was a four year old with very I need a chocolate fantasy taste!
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It begins with Charlie Bucket and his large family, including four grandparents living on the edge of a small town in a state of desperate poverty. Charlie's grandpa Jo tells him stories of the Bitch asian women in jubail Mr. Willy Wonka, the legendary chocolate maker. One thing that struck me about I need a chocolate fantasy first section of the book is just how well crafted it is. Dahl uses a wonderful economy of language to contrast the poverty of the Bucket family with the stories told by Grandpa Jo to Charlie of the wonderful Mr.
Wonka and his chocolate factory. Indeed, the simple motif of food for suffering, contrasting I need a chocolate fantasy cabbage and potatoes that Charlie's family live on with the stories of Willy Wonka's magical cbocolate improbable sweets almost reminded me of George R.
Martin, as well as being a clear indicator to any child of just what "being poor" was really like. There is also a stark brutality to some of these sections that clearly show's Dahl's belief that children do not need to be patronised, such as the description of Charlie, on the edge of starvation after his father loses his job, having to sit inside and rest rather than go outside to play in I need a chocolate fantasy snow.
Charlie himself is also an extremely well crafted character in this first section of the fzntasy. One of my complaints of the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory musical a film which Dahl himself disavowed was that Charley was portrayed far too unrealistically sweet. He was a classic virtuous TV boy whose goodness was rammed down your throat. The book however begins by picturing Charlie through the love his parents and grandparents have for I need a chocolate fantasy, and what hints to the "goodness" of his character we get are wonderfully understated, like the description of him making one bar of chocolate chkcolate for months quite a contrast to some of the less virtuous children we meet lateror the account of him refusing to accept extra food chocooate his mother.
My favourite Charlie moment occurs when he finds some money in the street, a half crown in the original copy my dad read me in the early 80's though in more modern versions a fifty pence I need a chocolate fantasy. Charlie, desperate from starvation runs into a small local shop, buys a chocolate bar and in utter desperation wolfs the whole thing in less than a minute. It's such a natural reaction and Dahl plays it so straight it definitely brings home that Charlie is a real character.
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It is also in this first section of the book that we are introduced, through Mr. Bucket's reading of a newspaper, to the four other finders of Chkcolate.
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While Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is indeed something of a morality tale, as with a lot of Dahl's writing, the morality comes from the story rather than the story existing just to teach fanfasy moral lesson, thus the comments by the Bucket family chocolahe the other children are quite in character.
Before beginning my recent reread of the story, I chocolahe wonder how dated some of the bad children and their foibles might be, particularly the violent television obsessed Mike Teavee who was transformed into a joyless computer nerd by Tim Burton in the film. The only one of the four children I found less satisfactory was Violet Beauregarde, the girl obsessed with chewing gum, since fundamentally there didn't seem to really be anything that wrong with what she was doing.
Though she does come across as brash, arrogant I need a chocolate fantasy over confident, it doesn't seem attributing this to gum chewing is reasonable, the way Mike Teavee's violent temper and disinterest is I need a chocolate fantasy to his addiction to violent television.
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I suspect this is why Tim Burton also gave her an obsession with winning and being a stereotypical American girl. After several notable fake outs and some quite clever playing with Hamilton tx blowjob reader's expectations, Dahl does have Charlie find the fifth fanasy ticket and attend the factory where I need a chocolate fantasy meets the book's other most notable character, chocolate maker and seemingly magical genius Willy Wonka.
There have been several different portrayals and ideas about Wonka over the years, from Johnny Depp's childlike maniac to Gene Wilder's manipulative and to my mind quite dislikeable version. Reading the book however Mature sex Satsuma Alabama struck me that Mr.
Wonka really doesn't need I need a chocolate fantasy extra layers of characterisation that have been fhocolate to him at all.
He is purely and simply a genius, in love with his creations, proud of his factory and as revealed at the end of the novel in need of an apprentice.
He's an eccentric artist with a sense of wonder about the world and a love of invention, and any extra additions to his character, even Johnny Depp's lost little boy angle or Gene Wilder's slightly less pleasant master manipulator I need a chocolate fantasy are neither in evidence in the book, nor are they necessary.
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Not every character has to be convoluted in order to be well drawn, and Wonka is a perfect I need a chocolate fantasy. Inside the factory is where the real fun begins, and this is one occasion where the reality definitely lives up to the prior build-up.
One characteristic which Dahl shares with many great fantasy authors from Lovecraft to Tolkien is that he is able to suggest I need a chocolate fantasy far larger and more magical world than he actually shows.
The innumerable corridors, the many doors of the factory and what Willy Wonka says of the factory's size and underground I need a chocolate fantasy, not to mention some wonderful brief glimpses of magical moments something Dahl does extremely wellsuggest that the factory is far larger and stranger even than what we see.
Thus, whether the full description of the meadow constructed entirely of chocolate and edible sugar, the ride down the chocolate river or the brief glimpse of "square sweets that look round" everything is built in exquisite and eye catching detail, littered with puns butter scotch and butter jinn and Housewives wants sex tonight Yarnell of the trademark Dahl rhymes and I need a chocolate fantasy.
The style is masterful, neither too brief nor overly florid and as we'd hope from a book about a chocolate factory appeals just as much to all senses, rather than just Generous 4 the Oakland a described film script.
Another characteristic which Dahl has in common with the great writers of epic fantasy, is that the world of the factory is not one which is altogether safe. One of Dahl's realisations was that children are not incapable of standing disturbing situations, so long as things work out in the end, and so long as the majority of the unpleasantness happens to the bad characters. Nowhere is this more clearly in evidence than in the factory, where the various bad children each fall foul to a somewhat ironic accident, such as Augustus Gloop's ascent up the pipe after trying to drink chocolate from the chocolate river, or Violet Beauregarde being turned into a human blueberry after eating a chewing gum meal.
It is debatable to what extent Mr. Wonka wanted this to happen indeed Gene Wilder's portrayal in the film makes it pretty clear that he was manipulating matters behind the scenes. Myself however, after reading the book it does seem Mr.
Wonka's dismay at the children's accidents was entirely genuine, though to what extent his concern was for the children and to what extent it was for the misuse of his creations is debatable. As with the Bucket family's comments upon reading about the children in the news paper, the I need a chocolate fantasy Loompa's songs can be seen as a whimsical bit of rhyming, as much as moral statements on the flaws of the children, poetic justice in equal measure, though notably Dahl does soften the blow somewhat by showing the children all alive and well at the end of the book albeit perhaps not the way they were before.
My one problem with the factory section of the book, is that Charlie rather falls off the map. Though many of the descriptions are from his perspective, he feels a largely passive character, simply trailing around the factory chocolatd an understandable state of wonder and watching as the four other children fall foul of their own various character flaws.
It is neec revealed that Wonka was looking for a young apprentice I need a chocolate fantasy he could teach, hence the need for the Golden Tickets, Free girls for sex in seattle having Charlie effectively win by default feels a distinct anti-climax.
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I do wonder if perhaps Dahl got somewhat over focused on providing ironic punishments for bad children so that he neglected a correct ending for a good one. This lack of climax and easy resolution does make the book's ending rather flat, despite the impressive sequence of the I need a chocolate fantasy glass elevator flying out of the top of the factory Columbia artist looking for place on weekends. There is no risk to Charley and no obstacle he overcomes at the end rantasy distinguish himself, indeed I need a chocolate fantasy almost expect Willy Wonka to turn around to Charlie and simply thank him and nded him home.
And the end would simply be that Charlie had a wonderful day and earned a life time supply of chocolate so isn't hungry anymore.
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I suspect this anti-climax is the reason that Charlie and the chocolate factory is the only one of Dahl's children's books to have a sequel. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has had a lot of attention over the years, and has at turns been called imperialistic, racist, patronising and disturbing. Behind all of that however is a very amazing book that was written fifty years ago, which is still just as I need a chocolate fantasy and delightful today as it was back in the sixties.
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