the nightmare before christmas


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  • Ordinary world
  • Crossing the Threshold
  • Approach
  • Halloween town, the ordinary world, is filled with gruesome monsters. Halloween town is black/dark representing death, mystery, and the unknown. Jack Skellington, the hero, is the Pumpkin King of Halloween town.
  • Road back
  • While on a walk Jack finds the holiday doors. The Christmas door is the gate way to Christmas land. To cross the threshold jack went through the door landing in Christmas land.
  • Rebirth
  • Jack and all the citizens of Halloween town prepare for Christmas making toys and Christmas decorations.
  • Return with the Elixir
  • When Jack is returning back to Halloween town he riding in his sleigh being shot at by the military. Jack believed the military was trying to shoot someone else but quickly realized he was aiming at him.
  • Jack realizes that he's the one and only pumpkin king and shouldn't change. Jack's Santa outfit represents his passion for Christmas. The Christmas town is filled with lights representing purity and serenity.
  • Once Jack returns home he hears Sally screaming from Oogie Boogie's lair, he saves Santa and Sally from death. Oogie Boogie turns green when he gets mad representing evil and death.
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