The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Chapters 17 through 19 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

In Chapter 17, Oz calls Dorothy back to his throne room after three days. He announces that they will build a huge balloon to travel across the desert that surrounds the land. He says they’ll stitch material together for the balloon, seal it with glue, and use hot air to make the balloon float. Together, they stitch the fabric together and fasten a huge clothes basket to the bottom of it for Dorothy and Oz to ride in. Oz summons all the people, saying he is going on a journey and that the Scarecrow will rule in his place. Just as they are preparing to leave, Toto runs off. Dorothy has to chase after him. The balloon lifts off without Dorothy, and everyone waves as Oz disappears, never to return.

In Chapter 18, the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Lion each say they are content with their new lives...

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