Home Literature Study Guides The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum

Download a PDF to print or study offline.

Download Study Guide
Cite This Study Guide

How to Cite This Study Guide

quotation mark graphic
MLA

Bibliography

Course Hero. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Study Guide." Course Hero. 27 Oct. 2016. Web. 22 June 2017. <https://www.coursehero.com/lit/The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz/>.

In text

(Course Hero)

APA

Bibliography

Course Hero. (2016, October 27). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Study Guide. In Course Hero. Retrieved June 22, 2017, from https://www.coursehero.com/lit/The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz/

In text

(Course Hero, 2016)

Chicago

Bibliography

Course Hero. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Study Guide." October 27, 2016. Accessed June 22, 2017. https://www.coursehero.com/lit/The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz/.

Footnote

Course Hero, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Study Guide," October 27, 2016, accessed June 22, 2017, https://www.coursehero.com/lit/The-Wonderful-Wizard-of-Oz/.

Overview

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz infographic thumbnail

Author: L. Frank Baum

Year Published: 1900

Type: Novel

Genre: Fantasy, Memoir

Perspective and Narrator:

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is told from a third-person omniscient perspective.

Tense:

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.

Summary

This study guide and infographic for L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents, Q&A pairs, and flashcards created by students and educators.

Buy this book from Amazon.com
Cite This Study Guide

information icon Have study documents to share about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz? Upload them to earn free Course Hero access!

Download Study Guide
Ask a homework question - tutors are online