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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl. Roald Dahl Llandaff, Wales 13 September 1916 Only boy in a family of four. Joined the RAF during WWII.

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1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Roald Dahl

2 Roald Dahl Llandaff, Wales 13 September 1916 Only boy in a family of four. Joined the RAF during WWII Was a spy in America to gather support from the U.S.

3 Charlie Bucket Protagonist Malnourished Caring, charitable, nicest little boy you could hope to meet.

4 His life situation Antagonist Poor Living off cabbage soup and bread Dad loses job

5 Grandpa Joe My favorite character Even thought he’s old he is excited and hopeful for Charlie. Worked for Wonka Bouncy

6 Veruca Salt Probably the worst Spoiled Selfish Obnoxious Just plain old mean Snobby Rich

7 Not Unimportant Augustus Gloop Gluttonous eater Violet Beauregarde Excessive gum chewer Mike Teavee Television addict The parents… Just as bad as their children

8 Background Information Charlie Bucket lives near Wonka’s chocolate factory. The family is terribly poor. Seven people live together in their little shack. Charlie always gets a bar of chocolate for his birthday. His dad loses his job at the toothpaste factory.

9 Wonka’s factory is opening! Five lucky children will be able to tour the factory and a life times supply of candy. Charlie finds the final golden ticket. Augustus Gloop gets sucked up the chocolate tube. Violet Beauregarde blows up like a blueberry. Veruca Salt falls down the garbage chute. Mike Teavee sends himself by television.

10 The Factory Chocolate river and waterfall Oompa Loompas Shelling squirrels Everlasting Gobbstoppers Three coarse meal chewing gum Television chocolate Fizzy sodas

11 “Up and out!” The Great Glass Elevator Charlie, Wonka, Grandpa Joe see the other children and parents leaving the factory. Off they go to the Bucket’s home.

12 “I’m giving it to you. That’s all right isn’t it? Charlie and his entire family can operate and live in the factory. Wonka’s final gift. The family gets everything they have ever deserved and so much more.

13 Where and When This book could take place in any time period, be it today or fifty years ago. It takes place in a city, at the very edge lies the Bucket’s home. Not far from there, is Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Every day Charlie walks by its gates and smells the chocolate.

14 Themes Be happy with what you have. Don’t pick up bad habits, like chewing gum all the time, or watching too much television. Honesty Friendship Family

15 8 out of 10 Enjoyable and easy to read. Imaginative story Believable characters Could have been longer

16 Social classes and its problems Disadvantages for lower income people for generations. Too much power in upper classes. Violence between the two classes. -Division in the community

17 Sources Web: Book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dahl Roald, Puffin Books, 1998 New York, New York. Web: rlie%20Bucket.jpg rlie%20Bucket.jpg


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