The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Setting

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Kansas

The story begins and ends in Kansas which is a real place. The descriptions of this setting are limited, focusing mainly on the house where Dorothy lives with her aunt and uncle. There is, however, a reference to the fact that the landscape is very dull and lacks color. The Wizard is actually from Omaha where he was working with a carnival when his balloon was blown away to Oz.

Oz

The majority of the story happens in Oz, a fictitious place that exists on Earth but is cut off from every other part of the world so that only chance brings Dorothy and the Wizard to this land.

The Emerald City

The Emerald City is green though Dorothy eventually comes to discover that the majority of the color is created through the use of the green-lenses on the glasses everyone wears. This is a magical place ruled...

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