The Wizard Of Oz Book Analysis

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I. Title The Wizard of Oz II. Playwright Frank Baum (Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919), better known by his pen name L. Frank Baum, was an American author chiefly known for his children 's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.) III. Theme The theme of The Wizard Oz is MUSICAL and it’s all about Separation of the Family. IV. Message of the Play. The story of The Wizard of Oz wants us to teach to face your fears and about realizing that what you seek is often inside you, you just need to solve it by your own. In this story you can also to teach the children about courage, friendship, loyalty, selflessness and developing your own inner abilities. The Wicked Witch was mean and cruel and consequently had no friends. Her armies of flying monkeys were thankful when she died. a. Introduction The Wizard of Oz was a 1902 musical extravaganza based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, which was originally published in 1900. Much of the original music was by Paul Tietjens and has been mostly forgotten, although it was still well-remembered and in discussion at MGM in 1939 when the classic film version of the story was made. Although Baum is the credited book writer, Glen MacDonough was hired on as joke writer after Baum had finished the script. The show premiered at the Chicago Grand Opera House on June 16, 1902 and later moved to the Majestic Theatre on Broadway on January 21, 1903, where it ran for

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