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Cyclone from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” By Frank L. Baum

Cyclone from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” By Frank L. Baum

Find The Wizard of Oz Online Perhaps one of the most lasting and iconic images from L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (in addition to the Broadway musical and 1939 film adaptation) is the cyclone. Appearing shortly after the story’s beginning, it plucks Dorothy and her entire home right out of their drab Kansas setting, before depositing them in the colorful land of Oz. The Iconic “Winds of Change” The specific phrase “winds of change” has an origin that’s historically tough to pin down. Regardless, wind has long been interpreted as a symbol of change, and this idea plays a central role when considering what gives […]

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