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Author: L. Frank Baum
Year Published: 1900
Genre: Fantasy, Memoir
Perspective and Narrator:
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is told from a third-person omniscient perspective.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is told in the past tense.
About the Title:
Although The Wonderful Wizard of Oz focuses on the main character, Dorothy, the title highlights the "wonderful wizard" whose advice she seeks—a man, not a wizard, who ends up having a wonderful heart but no wizardly powers—and the amazing world she finds herself in.
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