Wicked Setting & Symbolism

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Oz

The story takes place in the fictional land of Oz. Oz is made up of various sections, such as Munchkinland and Gillikin. The capital of Oz is Emerald City.

Yellow Brick Road

The Yellow Brick Road runs from Munchkinland to Emerald City. Dorothy follows it to find her way back home. Many residents of Oz resisted the building of the road and, for a time, carried off bricks in protest.

Clock of the Time Dragon

Frex sees the Clock of the Time Dragon as a frivolous waste of time and a potential moral dilemma. The Clock shows caricatures of real people, although it frequently causes problems, such as a scandal for Frex when it reveals him hypocritical in his preaching. Eventually, it reveals to Elphaba her true paternity, though she refuses to believe it.

Colwen Grounds

Melena's home of Colwen Grounds is an elaborate palace housing the...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Wicked from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.