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L. Frank Baum

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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.

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