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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The story opens in Charlie Bucket's house, which is described as "a small wooden house on the edge of a great town." Dahl says that it wasn't large enough for all seven people who lived there;...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2017 4:03 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The main conflict rests on which of the five children will inherit Willy Wonka's fortune and chocolate factory. The resolution is not unexpected: Charlie Bucket, a boy from an impoverished family,...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2017 2:23 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

I would argue that the three most important events, central to the plot, of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are the announcement of the golden ticket contest, when Charlie finds a golden ticket,...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2016 11:29 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Exposition: Willy Wonka, a candy factory owner, had closed his factory's doors to the public for a long time. One day, it is revealed that he plans to open the doors once again, but only to a...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2016 9:29 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The Oompa-Loompas are introduced to readers at the very end of chapter fifteen, and the answer to this question can be found at the very start of chapter sixteen. Mr. Wonka states that the...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2018 2:09 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Mike Teavee is basically a huge, ungrateful brat. When it is announced that he won the fourth ticket, visitors flock to his house to congratulate him. He is watching TV, of course, so he gets...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2018 4:42 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The core of the problem is money. Those who have it (Willy Wonka, primarily) do not know who to trust or else they abuse it (as is evidenced by so many of the other children and their families)....

Latest answer posted March 19, 2011 1:36 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, five children receive a golden ticket inside the label of a Wonka candy bar. This ticket entitles them to a tour of the Wonka factory, which...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2019 11:44 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie is admirable because he is an unlikely hero. He is not selfish. He comes from nothing (poverty) in terms of financial wealth, but his wealth is in the relationship that he has with his...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2011 11:48 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie's family is exceedingly poor. It is revealed early on in the story that no matter how hard Charlie's father works, he still could barely...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2019 4:28 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

While the children are touring the chocolate factory, Mr. Wonka opens what is called the the Chocolate door, warning the children not to get too excited at what they see. On the other side of the...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2020 12:58 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

There are seven members of the Bucket family. They include Charlie, the main character in the book; Grandpa Joe Bucket; Grandma Josephine Bucket, Joe's wife; Grandpa George and Grandma Georgina,...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2021 11:13 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The first ticket is found by Augustus Gloop. Perhaps it isn't surprising that this clinically obese young German boy should've been the first to get his greedy hands on one of Willy Wonka's golden...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2019 10:44 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka chose to invite five people into his factory because he wants to find someone he could trust to inherit and carry on his legacy. It is ironic that the five people who find golden...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2018 1:10 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl tells of a boy who wins a tour of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, which ultimately leads him to inherit the factory from its eccentric owner, Willy...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2016 1:47 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket comes from a very poor family. His folks barely have enough money for basic food, let alone luxuries like chocolate. All the other kids at school buy Wonka Bars like they're going...

Latest answer posted July 9, 2018 7:34 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket, the protagonist of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, lives with his parents and both sets of his grandparents in a flat in London. Although the novel is set in the present, in the...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2016 6:17 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

We are not given a particular setting for this story. We are told that it takes place in a "great town:" The whole of this family — the six grown-ups (count them) and little Charlie Bucket — live...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2019 7:15 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

It's Charlie Bucket's birthday, which is the only time of year when he gets to taste a bit of chocolate. This year is no exception, as Charlie's dirt-poor relatives have somehow managed to club...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2020 11:58 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of eleven-year-old Charlie Bucket, who lives in poverty with his parents and four bed-ridden grandparents who all share the same bed. Charlie’s...

Latest answer posted November 4, 2019 5:34 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Grandpa Joe is elderly and spends most of his time in bed, but he is youthful at heart. Grandpa Joe is the one who tells Charlie stories about the wonderful things inside Willy Wonka's chocolate...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2019 6:51 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

An antihero, according to the Merriam Webster dictionary, is defined as "a protagonist or notable figure who is conspicuously lacking in heroic qualities." In Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2016 11:56 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In the first chapter we learn that the social conditions for the main characters, the Bucket family, in the book Charlie and Chocolate Factory, is extreme poverty. Mr. Bucket works in a factory...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2010 4:46 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Roald Dahl's young reader's novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the character Augustus Gloop symbolizes the vice of gluttony. He is so glutinous that he is extremely self-serving, thinking...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2015 6:54 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Most definitely. Figures of speech are comparitive literary devices that are used by nearly all authors to describe and explain. You might want to consider how Dahl presents characters and uses...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2011 11:41 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The story begins by introducing readers to the Bucket family. Charlie, his parents, and his four grandparents all live in the same house, and they are extremely poor. There isn't a lot of hope in...

Latest answer posted March 22, 2019 2:56 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When Charlie announces to his family, in chapter 12, that he has found the last golden ticket, his family is so shocked that they "all dropped their spoons with a clatter and froze against their...

Latest answer posted August 16, 2019 2:51 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, one of the five children who had a golden ticket that entitled her to a tour of Mr. Wonka's factory was Violet Beauregarde. Violet's obnoxious habit was...

Latest answer posted June 14, 2019 5:19 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

In Roald Dahl's work of fiction, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, reclusive genius Willy Wonka has kept his business very secretive for many years. In order to stave off spies who might try to...

Latest answer posted July 1, 2016 6:13 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie's grandparents are overwhelmed and overjoyed when Charlie reveals to them that he has won a golden ticket. His grandparents are bedridden and poor before Charlie tells them the good news....

Latest answer posted August 21, 2019 2:51 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

It seems to me that with a book like this one, the best approach as an evaluation took about behavior would be in a reflective form. To get students to reflect about characters' actions in the...

Latest answer posted August 5, 2009 9:16 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When Charlie opens his birthday present, which is a Wonka's Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight bar, he is in front of his four grandparents and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bucket. The six adults...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2019 5:17 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

You can find the answer to this on the very first page of Chapter 23 which is entitled "Square Candies that Look Round." What the Oompa-Loompas are doing is painting faces on the candies. They...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2010 10:07 am UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

As Mr. Wonka takes the children on the tour of his wondrous chocolate factory, he shows them his chocolate waterfall and tells them that he processes chocolate at a huge volume: Thousands of...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2021 12:14 pm UTC

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

When Grandpa Joe learns that he will be accompanying his grandson Charlie to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, he is overcome with excitement. He cries "Yippeeeeee!" and "Hallelujah!" and dances...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2021 11:02 am UTC

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