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Transcript of Roald Dahl!
- Only son of a second marriage
- Raised by a single mother
Education - Attended Llandaff Cathedral School until
the age of 9
- Began attending St. Peters Boarding School
at age 9
- Did not continue past primary education Adult Life - Worked as a salesman for Shell
- Signed with the Royal Air at age 23
- Met CS Forester in 1942 Career - Focused on adult novels the first 15 years
- First works were articles in the Saturday
- Began writing children's books because of his
- Several best-sellers
- Died November 23, 1990 at age 74
Works - Matilda
- The BFG
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Matilda Conflict - Her Parents
- The Trunchbull The BFG Theme - Don't judge a book by it's cover
- Anyone can overcome his or her
circumstances Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory Characterization - Charlie Bucket
- Grandpa Joe "I'm big, you're small" (Dahl 40) Works Cited
Dahl, Roald. The BFG. New York: Knopf, 1993. Print.
---. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. New York: Puffin, 1998.
---. Matilda. New York, NY: Puffin, 1998. Print.
Hodgkins, Hope Howell. "White Blossoms and Snozzcumbers:
Alternative Sentimentalities in the Giants of Oscar Wilde
and Roald Dahl." CEA Critic 65.1 (Fall 2002): 41-49. Rpt.
In Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. Ed. Thomas J.
Schoenberg and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Vol. 173. Detroit:
Gale, 2006. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 Apr. 2011. Works Cited Cont.
Jaafar, Hannah. "Matilda by Roald Dahl: Literary Analysis"
Bookstove Books, Literature. 7 Mar. 2011. Web. 30 Mar. 2011.
"Roald Dahl Biography." Roald Dahl - The Official Web Site. Roald
Dahl Nominee Limited, n.d. Web. 29 Mar. 2011.
Thilk, Chris. "Critical Analysis: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate
Factory" Word Press. Automattic, 30 Jan. 2004. Web. 28
Mar. 2011. Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory Characterization Cont. Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory Characterization Cont. - Mike Teevee
- Willy Wonka * lacks definition
* "hope glutton" (Thilk) - Augustus Gloop
- Veruca Salt
- Violet Beauregarde * playfulness within age
*feeds Charlie's imagination * enormous and gluttonous
* disobediant * bratty and demanding
* controlling * obnoxious and compulsive
* defiant * rude
* addicted * extravogant and animated
* light-hearted and sarcastic
* enabling "Me gobbling up human beans! This I never!" (Dahl 28)