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Children Stories


In reading a novel children are often captured by the vivid imagination that the author is able to create in their book. In writing for a child the author must some how capture the attention of the child so that the child has the will to read further. Roald Dahl has written numerous books such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Witches and Matilda whereby imagination plays a key role in capturing the child's attention. How is an author capable of incorporating imagination throughout a novel? Roald Dahl's novels are filled with imaginative situations, characters and devices that capture the attention of readers of all ages.
To begin with, Roald Dahl creates numerous amounts of ...

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a pig, is intrigued by the chocolate that flows like a river and ends up falling "into the river" (p.76) due to his need to eat the chocolate. Furthermore in entering the gum room, Violet, the world's champion gum chewer, must test Mr. Wonka's knew gum ball but upon chewing this piece of gum Violet finds herself changing into "a gigantic blueberry"(p.103). Violet inflates like a giant balloon and her skin tone changes to blue and purple. These are two cases in which children disobeyed rules and found themselves a part of an imaginative situation. Secondly, The Witches, is filled with creative and mind boggling situations. In looking at this novel the reader can be amazed at the fact that "two hundred" (p.63) women are in fact attending a witch conference. How often in our everyday lives does the media report about some sort of secret witch conference that is taking place somewhere around the world. So how far fetched is the whole idea of a witch conference? Moreover, when Bruno, a ...

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it causes them to forget about reality.
Roald Dahl also presents many imaginative characters, which help make his novels complete. For instance in Charlie and the chocolate factory, Mr. Willy Wonka, the owner of the chocolate factory, is a very suspicious character. Mr. Wonka is the "candy-making genius whom nobody has seen for the last ten years" (p.22). He surprises the world when announcing that he'll let five lucky winners visit his great chocolate factory. Or take the Oompa-Loompas a bunch of small men "no larger than medium sized dolls" (p.70) that are from a far away land called "Loompaland"(p.71). Even Mrs. Salt a geography teacher has never heard of this place. These miniature ...

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