Charlie and the Chocolate Factory PPT-1

Charlie and the Chocolate
By Roald Dahl
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.
Charlie Bucket
• Protagonist
• Malnourished
• Caring, charitable, nicest little boy you could
hope to meet.
His life situation
Living off cabbage soup and bread
Dad loses job
Grandpa Joe
My favorite character
• Even thought he’s old he is excited and
hopeful for Charlie.
• Worked for Wonka
• Bouncy
Veruca Salt
Probably the worst
• Spoiled
• Selfish
• Obnoxious
• Just plain old mean
• Snobby
• Rich
Not Unimportant
Augustus Gloop
Gluttonous eater
Violet Beauregarde Excessive gum chewer
Mike Teavee
Television addict
The parents…
Just as bad as their children
Background Information
• Charlie Bucket lives near Wonka’s chocolate
• The family is terribly poor.
• Seven people live together in their little shack.
• Charlie always gets a bar of chocolate for his
• His dad loses his job at the toothpaste factory.
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.
The Factory
Chocolate river and waterfall
Oompa Loompas
Shelling squirrels
Everlasting Gobbstoppers
Three coarse meal chewing gum
Television chocolate
Fizzy sodas
“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.
“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.
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.
• 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
8 out of 10
Enjoyable and easy to read.
Imaginative story
Believable characters
Could have been longer
Social classes and its problems
• Disadvantages for lower income people for
• Too much power in upper classes.
• Violence between the two classes.
- Division in the community
Book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Dahl Roald,
Puffin Books, 1998 New York, New York.

similar documents