Settings: India, Charlie’s house.
Characters: Indian Prince, Willy Wonka, Granpa Joe,
Summary: In this chapter Granpa Joe tells Charlie the
history of the chocolate palace of the Indian prince. Granpa Joe
reports that the Indian Prince wrote a letter to Mr Wonka and
asked him to come to India and built him a colossal chocolate
Wonka did it and the palace was wonderful. It had hundreds of
rooms and all was made of chocolate. Wonka warned the prince
that the palace would not last very long and that he had to
start eating immediately the palace. But the Indian prince didn’t
want to eat his palace and shortly came a very hot day and the
prince woke up in a big lake of chocolate.
Charlie was amazed after this story and immediately asked Granpa
Joe if everything was true.
Granpa Joe answers that it was real, naturally, and then begins
to narrate another story about Wonka’s factory and his Secret
Personal comments: This chapter is very beautiful because
it illustrates what Willy Wonka can do with chocolate. He has
built even a chocolate palace that represents the dream of a lot
Relevant quotations and some comments on them : “When you
turned on the taps in the bathroom, hot chocolate came pouring
I like this sentence because I adore chocolate and it is
beautiful to think that chocolate (at least in this book) can
pour out of the taps in the bathroom.
Settings: Charlie’s house.
Characters: Granpa Joe, Charlie, Willy Wonka.
Summary: this chapter talks about Willy Wonka’s factory
and his mysterious workers.
Granpa Joe tells Charlie that in the beginning Wonka’s factory
had got a thousand workers, but one day Willy Wonka discovered
that the rival factory produced the same sweet as Wonka’s
Mr. Wonka realized that in his factory there were many spies and
decided to close the factory . The factory was closed for months,
but one day the chimneys started again to smoke and the factory
started again to work.
This event was very strange because nobody was seen entering the
Anyway the factory continued to produce and sold Wonka’s
Chocolate and his recipes were very delicious and very
The only thing that the people knew was that the mysterious
workers of the factory were very short.
Personal Comments: this chapter throw ourselves into the
heart of this story… mystery, suspense and new emotion flow from
every single word of this beautiful story… the wonder grows up
in our mind…and the story takes its shape in our imagination.
Relevant quotation: "The place is
full of workers!" the people shouted. "But nobody's gone in!
The gates are locked! It's crazy! Nobody ever comes out, either!"
This quotation is very interesting because it shows us the
mystery of Wonka’s factory and increases the suspense of this
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