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Roald Dahl - Research Paper

Roald Dahl


Everything in Dahl's books includes either scary fiction or adventure. In 1973 Dahl was awarded for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The book in its time was very popular for children. Between 1980 and 1990, over eleven million of his children's books were sold in paperback form-considerably more than the total number of children born there in the same period. I will discuss 's life, his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and how you can apply his stories to you life. Dahl's life was filled with tragedy because of all his family's deaths and hard-ships. In Dahl's childhood he was always in some kind of trouble. If someone was mean to Dahl he planned a way to get back at him. Dahl ...

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seven years old Dahl and his friends passed by a sweet shop. Unable to resist the lure of "Bootlace Liquorice" and "Gobstoppers"- the children would pile into the store and buy as much candy as they could with their allowance. It is memories like this that contribute to Dahl's work. This specific memory is much alike his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a boy named Charlie is very poor. Charlie hears of a contest concerning golden tickets. Willie Wonka made the contest where there is a golden ticket hidden in five chocolate bars. After buying several chocolate bars, Charlie gets the last golden ticket in a chocolate bar he bought. After entering Willie Wonka's great Chocolate Factory, many children were disobedient. Actually, all the kids were disobedient and did exactly what Mr. Wonka told them not to do. Charlie felt bad, about not obeying Mr. Wonka and gave back an "Everlasting Gobstopper" that Mr. Wonka gave him, because he ...

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Added: 12/27/2007 10:29:55 AM
Category: Biographies
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