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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a fictional adventure/fantasy that was written by L. Frank Baum in 1965. L. Frank Baum was born near Chittenango, New York in 1856. Frank grew up with a heart condition so he couldn’t play physically like other children so he developed a creative side, so he decided to write stories. The setting of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was set in with a happy society with some upsetting problems. The story was set in the 1950’s, the story started

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    Amazing Authors of Illinois

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    authors who calls Illinois home. Author Michael W. Sherer also resides in Illinois. James Robert Sherburne also lived in Illinois. The author of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, Lyman Frank Baum, also resided in Illinois. Many amazing authors, including Veronica Roth, Michael W. Sherer, James Robert Sherburne, and Lyman Frank Baum, reside in or have resided in the wonderful state of Illinois. Veronica Roth Veronica Roth was born on August 19,1998. In Barrington, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, Veronica Roth

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    The Wizard of Oz Unveiled

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    Lions and tigers and politics oh my? The Wonderful Wizard of OZ written by L. Frank Baum has become an American classic since 1900 with its simple good hearted storyline, but enough parallels have been found within the written text linking it to politics that suggests otherwise. Baum claims to have written the story solely for the pleasure of children and that he could never have imagined the impact it would have on the public. When the text was adapted to film nearly 40 years later, it became an

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    Huck and Dorothy Essay

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    The American Dream is a strong and powerful set of values that includes the chance to have an abundance of freedom, wealth, and success. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the American Dream is something everybody wants. Sometimes it takes a long journey to achieve these goals and the path taken may not be an easy one. People will go to any length to achieve the American Dream, which consists of freedom, equality, happiness, and

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: Illuminating its Historical Accuracy The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum has fulfilled its young reader’s imagination for over one hundred years. The journey begins with Dorothy, a girl from Kansas who is taken aloft by a violent cyclone from which there is no escape. Dorothy finds herself far from home in a foreign land called Oz. With the assistance from different kinds of friends such as scarecrow, tin man, and cowardly lion, Dorothy started her journey to the

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    Frank baum

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    Frank Baum the man behind the curtain Frank was a great author and wrote many books even though he had his struggles in his life. He is a example of what a real man should be. This is why Frank Baum is the true man behind the curtain. Frank Baum was born in New York in 1865. Baum was tutored in his early years. At the age of 12 he was sent to a Peekskill military academy because of his imagination. He was soon removed because he suffered a health crisis possibly a heart attack caused by stress. He

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    on earth the more experience you are sure to get." − L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. This quote from the original book shows how the first of anything will not be very good as it was the first of its kind in this case the book turned stage musical turned film adaptation but as the years went by people improved different aspects in order to make the original more entertaining as well as interesting. That would be like how L. Frank Baum says above where the more you learn and see things the

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    tornado to the wonderful Land of Oz. L. Frank Baum painted a beautiful picture of life and politics in America during the late 1800s. Being a political man himself, it was right and just for him to include this in this timeless classic. Each person in the novel represents someone or something during this time in American history. Each of the main characters and places will be discussed, Kansas, Dorothy, Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, the Companions, and the Wizard Baum, himself, was a vastly interesting fellow

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    The Wizard of Oz

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    In a period of despair and depression one gleam of light shone through the midst of darkness, Frank Baum’s classic work of fiction, The Wizard of Oz. In 1900, The Wizard of Oz was published. The late nineteenth century was hard on the average American worker, especially farmers. Droughts, tariffs and deflation forced farmers in an economic depression. They relied on railroads to transport their goods to the north, so the railroad companies took advantage of this and raised the prices. Not only that

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    Symbolism on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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    Lyman Frank Baum has written many children’s books throughout his life. Baum was born May 15, 1856 in New York. As a teenager, Baum wrote for the New York World and acted in local theater; then he moved on to be publisher of other agencies and papers. He later published The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in May 1900. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was so well liked by the public that they wrote thirteen sequels to it. Some of Baum’s sequels included The Marvelous Land of Oz 1904, Ozma of Oz 1907, Dorothy

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