The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Characters

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Dorothy

Dorothy is a little girl who lives in Kansas with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry until the day a cyclone picks up her house, taking her miles away and dropping her in a strange country. Dorothy is a brave girl and when the house is swirling into the sky she soon settles in to see what will happen next. She doesn’t see any need to fear and just waits, eventually even taking a nap while the house is flying around. When she arrives, she accepts the people and country as they are but never stops longing for her home, though Kansas is gray and dismal compared to the Land of Oz. Dorothy’s aunt and uncle are described as serious and careworn but Dorothy obviously loves them and wants desperately to return home, even from the beginning of her time in Oz. Dorothy becomes friends with...

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