The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Themes & Motifs

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There's No Place Like Home

While the quote "There's No Place Like Home" has become something of a cliché, it remains an important theme throughout the story. Dorothy’s quest to find her way home drives the majority of the action from the moment of her arrival in Oz. One of the first things Dorothy says is that she wants to return to her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. It’s that desire that sets her on the way to the Emerald City in the first place, which brings her to meet the Scarecrow, Lion, and Woodman. When Dorothy and the others are told to kill the Witch of the West, she doesn’t want to but feels she has no choice because it’s the key to having the Wizard send her home. Once she discovers the Wizard is a fraud but has a plan to...

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