Somewhat of a recluse, he is quirky and peculiar which comes from staying in his factory for years with only the oompa loompas for companionship. Willy wonka from charlie and the chocolate factory. G2 f4 the eccentric owner of the famed wonka chocolate factory. It is the sequel to charlie and the chocolate factory, continuing the story. Charlie and the chocolate factory 1964 is a childrens book by welsh author roald dahl. He disallowed young willy from having candy simply because he did. G2 f4 adult ages 20 on up the eccentric owner of the famed wonka chocolate factory. He is however, an intellectual and a genius inventor.
Charlie and the chocolate factory plot, characters. Charlie and the chocolate factory and charlie and the great glass elevator. Perhaps roald dahls best known work, this book has twice been filmed. That being said, this quasiprequel sounds different enough to give the new wonka some space. In the book, the oompa loompas are the only people mr. Mr willy wonka is the most amazing, the most fantastic, the most extraordinary chocolate maker the world has ever seen. Roald dahls 11 best and worst childrens books, ranked vox. Product description your favorite characters have been given the pop treatment. Celebrate the 50 years of charlie and the chocolate factory with this scrumdiddlyumptious book about the iconic novel and author. Willy wonkas famous chocolate factory is opening at last. A description of tropes appearing in charlie and the great glass elevator.
In short, mr willy wonka is a man who knows a thing or two. A new willy wonka film is coming, but who will play the iconic character. In the book, wonka has a goatee and bright, mischievous eyes. See more ideas about willy wonka, chocolate factory and charlie chocolate factory. Augustus gloop charlie and the chocolate factory wiki. I couldnt imagine this story working with any other characters. The following is a list of characters in the roald dahl book charlie and the chocolate factory and charlie and the great glass elevator, and the formers film. Charlie and the great glass elevator is a 1972 childrens book by british.
The book shows wonka flying off in his elevator made of glass, picking up the bucket family and zooming into space. A new willy wonka film is coming, but who will play the. Roald dahls story continues to capture the attention and imaginations of children today, as it did when it was first published in 1964. In the book, charlie is an angelic boy who lives with his parents and grandparents in a small hovel. The book was first published in the united states by alfred a. A prince who asked willy wonka to build a palace for him entirely out of chocolate. Wonka is fantastically bizarre, and remembered as one of dahls most famous characters. List of charlie and the chocolate factory characters. Willy wonka in charlie and the chocolate factory shmoop. Although charlie does not have a final in the book or in the film of 2005, he approaches one in the 1971 film, in the theater versions and in the first draft of the book called charlies chocolate boy. Wonka will allow to work in his factory, because of the risk of industrial espionage committed by his candymaking rivals. Although the oompa loompas initially spoke only their own language, oompaloompish which mr.
Lesson on writing a character description of mr willy wonka. Charlie and the great glass elevator literature tv tropes. Roald dahls 11 best and worst childrens books, ranked. Due to problems concerning industrial espionage, he has fired all his employees, among them charlies grandpa joe, and barred all public access to his factory for years. Charlie and the great glass elevator roald dahl wiki fandom. Wonka was fortunately fluent in, they all now spoke english. The first half is an outer space adventure, and even the second. In charlies chocolate boy, he is cashed in a chocolate boy mold and taken to mr. Wonka reminds us that life is fun, and we shouldnt forget it. Great funko, lots of character and a great addition to any wonka fans collection. They are only kneehigh, with astonishing haircuts, and are paid in their favorite food, cocoa beans, which were difficult to find in loompaland. He is looking for someone new to take over his candy empire. Willy wonka is the fictional star of roald dahls 1964 book charlie and the chocolate factory and its 1972 sequel, charlie and the great glass elevator.
List of charlie and the chocolate factory characters wikipedia. Character profile for willy wonka from charlie and the. This website and its content is subject to our terms and conditions. Willy wonka is the owner of the great glass elevator and wonkas chocolate factory. Grandpa joe, charlie and the chocolate factory willy wonka himself appears in two of roald dahls stories. On film, this iconic character has been bought to life by gene wilder in the 1971 film willy wonka and the chocolate factory and johnny depp charlie and the chocolate factory, 2005. He can be extremely demanding and judgmental but never sinister. They are an ideal fancy dress item for book week, and willy wonka style fancy dress parties.
Inside charlies chocolate factoryexploresthe unique appeal and lasting cultural impact of roald dahls beloved classic. Know, he runs a small chocolate shop built into the factorys outer wall, and after getting to know charlie better in the chocolate geniuses sequence midway through act one, sells him the wonka bar with the last of the golden tickets in it. They are great fun glasses for nights out, fancy dress parties and are an i deal fancy dress item for book week, and willy wonka style fancy dress parties. Wilbur wonka, was a dentist as well as a widower that, prior to his wifes mysterious demise, suspiciously drank alcohol, hit her, and wished that she was dead. Join him, grandpa joe, and, of course, willy wonka for the amazing. A sketch of the costume to be worn by the character willy wonka in the. In the novels and films, willy wonka is the eccentric owner of the worlds largest candy factory, making candy and chocolate. It was perhaps the most popular of his irreverent, darkly comic novels written for young people and tells the story of a destitute young boy who wins a golden ticket to tour the mysterious and. Charlie and the chocolate factory is a book that stands the test of time. This is a set of slides and assessment checklist i developed for writing linked to charlie and the chocolate factory. Was there a specific meaning behind each child in willy wonka and the chocolate factory.
Charlie and the great glass elevator is a childrens book by british author roald dahl. Roald dahls widow says charlie and the chocolate factory. Charlie is unassuming and respectful toward everyone in his life. He is physically small, but his persona is larger than life. Reclusive and wryly eccentric, willie wonka runs a magical chocolate factory which makes everlasting gobstoppers, whipplescrumptious fudgemallow delights and other amazing treats. Wonkas morals are not strictly defined he doesnt fit neatly into a good or bad stereotype greed wonka turns seemingly normal situations upsidedown his mood changes easily, and he seems to change the moods of people around him with the things he says and the way he says them. When willy wonka, a reclusive businessman, announces a competition to allow five lucky children into his chocolate factory, charlie wins one of the places against high odds. Character description willy wonka teaching resources.
This story of the adventures of young charlie bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric candymaker willy wonka is often considered one of the most beloved childrens stories of the 20th century. The 2005 film gives him a wife, who was not mentioned in the book. Charlie and the great glass elevator characters gradesaver. Once we get to know him, this niceness is confirmed.
Eccentric candy man willy wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his topsecret confectionary. But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. As a result, the elevator goes into orbit, where wonka docks them at a space hotel. Charlie bucket appears in two of roald dahls stories. Roald dahls willy wonka charcter descriptions willy wonka vocal range. Aliens that invade the space hotel usa in roald dahls charlie and the great glass elevator, the. The character charlie bucket in the 1971 film willy wonka and the chocolate factory, based on a book by roald dahl. Willy wonka was going to open his factory to five lucky golden ticket winners and their guest for one day. What we love most about him is that willy wonka adds light, humor, and excitement to a book that if you really think about it is rather dark at times.
Charlie is shot up into space in the great glass elevator along with the rest of. He is incredibly generous and gave his entire chocolate factory to charlie after charlie proved himself to be worthy, willy wonka is a great judge of human character. This article is about the 2005 film character, you might be looking for the original character. Moving the action as far away from willy wonkas chocolate factory as. It is the sequel to charlie and the chocolate factory, continuing the story of young charlie bucket and chocolatier willy wonka as they travel in the great glass elevator. Charlie and the chocolate factory all the tropes wiki. Augustus gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating. Somewhat of a recluse, he is quirky and has peculiar foibles. Charlie and the chocolate factory character list gradesaver. Wonka has a black goatee and marvelously bright eyes, a high and flutey voice, a face alight of fun and laughter, and quick little jerky movements like a squirrel.
Willy wonka was born at the uk london hospital, which is evidently the only ordinary thing about him. Violet beauregarde, a dimwitted gumchewer with the fastest jaws around. Charlie and the chocolate factory study guide contains a biography of roald dahl, literature essays. How would you describe willy wonkas personality in a. Charlie would rather put himself in danger than see others be hurt. Well, the gene wilder willy is markedly different from the willy wonka described in the roald dahl novel. Willy wonka portrayed by johnny depp as an adult and by blair dunlop in his youth, the owner of a famous chocolate factory. Veruca salt, a spoiledrotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger. This nonfiction book looks at the development of the original story and charaters, its social history, and the.
He is rather formal and uses odd phrases in his speech, often confusing people. He is charming, enigmatic, charismatic, and slightly sinister. Wilder plays wonka differently in different scenes, from mischevious, childlike and generous while showing the families the room where everything is edible, to almost psychotic and cruel, as his actions during that hellish boat ride through the tunnel would indicate, to intentionally. He was created by the great roald dahl in his book. Willy wonka the eccentric owner of the wonka chocolate factory. Willy wonka character descriptions willy wonka vocal range. This novel provides examples of see also the character sheet for both books. Wonka also visited loompa land, which was where he met the mysterious oompa loompas. Wonka is the most renowned candy maker in the world and an endless combination of opposing parts. There are a number of directions to take with wonka, ranging from gene wilders version in the original film, willy wonka and the chocolate factory, to johnny depps portrayal in the recent film, charlie and the chocolate factory, and everything in between. Charlie and the great glass elevator by roald dahl goodreads. The prince refused, saying he intended to live in it. G2 f4 charlie bucket our storys earnest protagonist. I like the description of willy wonka that is very detailed and interesting and, from the description, i have imagined willy wonka as a funny and pleasing man.
Youre a good man, willy wonka even before we meet mr. So you found a golden ticket to willy wonkas chocolate factory now what. Charlie and the chocolate factory which has been adapted into two films, an opera and a stage musical and charlie and the great glass elevator. Charlie and the chocolate factory, childrens book by roald dahl, first published in 1964.
The film ends with wonka suggesting charlie abandons his. Willy wonka uncyclopedia, the contentfree encyclopedia. Wonkas house as a gift for charlie ii wonka, willys son. In the course of the tour, willy wonka punishes the four nastier children in various diabolical methods one kid is inflated and covered with blueberry dye, another ends up as a principal. Do tinkers like the one from willy wonka and the chocolate factory still exist. This created the setup for the not as wellloved sequel, charlie and the great glass elevator. Quentin blake charlie and the chocolate factory illustration quentin blake illustrations, book illustrations, choose. Stone if you are a student trying to cheat your way out of a book reportanalysis, im sorry but i cant help you. But does wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of oompa loompas and chocolate rivers.1529 1162 1381 6 976 1178 166 1159 1576 804 340 657 1561 11 1314 955 124 893 190 502 429 1578 1297 1195 327 1297 682 1426 220 1200 1025 24 1213 879 582 201 259 890 1019 719 998 1108 666 355