What Is The Difference Between The Wizard Of Oz Book And Book

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The book, written by L. Frank Baum in 1900, was the inspiration behind the movie the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The problem, though, is that the movie does not follow the book at all. Most of the movie plays off the ideas and characters in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, while following a general plot of Dorothy’s quest to the Emerald City. The biggest, and most important difference between the book The Wizard of OZ and the movie edition is that in the movie, Dorothy is simply dreaming, and in the other, she was carried to the land of OZ because of the tornado that swept through Kansas. The Wizard of Oz the movie portrays the story as a dream that Dorothy is having, with people in her life showing up as characters in the dream. This is a clever twist on the story plot, and it provides a little more entertainment, for the viewer, than the first chapter of the book, which gives a dull description of the Kansas prairie.
The book, though, leads readers to believe that Dorothy's adventure is real, and that the Land of Oz exists. To watch the movie first and then read the book the viewer may assume this is all a dream that Dorothy is having because that is how it is portrayed in the movie. Which leads to the next difference, the characters that you see in the book, which do not appear in the movie. The old witch of the North is a character introduced to Dorothy in the beginning chapters and is the one to protect her with a kiss to the forehead and the sparkling silver slippers, while
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