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The Color In The Wizard Of Oz

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In L. Frank Baum uses colors throughout the novel The Wizard Of Oz to allegorize. Dorothy interacts with regions and characters with intentional The roles of the colors is to portray individual themes. The colors yellow, green, grey and blue represent counsel, pride, reality and friendship respectively.

The color yellow or gold is used to resemble guidance and counsel. Dorothy in the beginning of her travels is instructed to follow the yellow brick road to get her greatest desire. The yellow brick road navigated her to new friends and eventually home. The golden cap is a charmed commodity that grants the bearer to call upon the winged monkeys three times for any command. The wicked witch used the cap to aid her in conquest over Oz. Although
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