Adventure In The Wizard Of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz is a fantasy book where a girl named Dorothy experiences an unexpected adventure in her life. This book takes place in Kansas and the Land Of Oz where all the adventure starts. As a tornado strikes Kansas (the place where Dorothy lives along with her aunt and uncle), Dorothy, her dog, and their house all blow away as their house lands on the Wicked Witch of the East in the Munchkin Country, as it kills her. Not knowing in which world she is in, Dorothy only has one wish: going back to her house. Later, Dorothy meets Glinda, the witch of the South (the good witch) who gives her a pair of silver shoes and tells her to go to the Land of Oz by the way of the Yellow Bridge to see the Wizard of Oz to have her wish come true. On…show more content…
As Dorothy and her friends come through many obstacles, such as flying monkeys, talking trees, and many more, they successfully kill the Wicked Witch of West. As they return back to the Wizard, he grants all their wishes...The Scarecrow gets a brain, the Tinman gets a heart, the Cowardly Lion gets more courage, and the Wizard, Dorothy, and Toto fly back to Kansas in a balloon. On their way Toto unexpectedly jumps off the balloon, so Dorothy gets off as well as she follows her dog. Then, she sees Glinda, who simply tells Dorothy to tap her silver shoes and say her wish out loud to have her wish come…show more content…
Both locations affect the plot in many different ways. For an example of Kansas, Dorothy’s family lived on the outskirts of Kansas, so they had to be the most affected by the cyclone, which led to the starting of this entire story. “Uncle Henry sat on the doorstep and looked anxiously at the sky, which seemed to be grayer than the usual. Dorothy stood near the doorstep as she held Toto in her hands. From the far north, they heard a low wail of the wind, Uncle Henry and Dorothy were able to see where the long grass bowed in waves before the coming storm. Now there came a sharp whistling in the air from the far south, and as they turned around that way, they also saw ripples in the grass coming from that direction.Uncle Henry suddenly stood up. “There’s a cyclone coming, Em,” he called to his wife.”(pg.3) This shows that as they lived on the outskirts of Kansas, one day an unexpected cyclone hit, and destroyed their entire
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