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Silver Shoes from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Silver Shoes from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Find The Wizard of Oz Online Many children not only know, but have grown up with the timeless classic, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Published in 1900 and written by L. Frank Baum, the novel is arguably one of the most beloved fairy tales of all time. What’s interesting, however, is that it’s also a thinly-veiled political satire, in which just about every significant object, event, or character represents something that was happening in the real world at the time the novel was written. Specifically, Baum was heavily believed to have been writing about the Populist currency debate that was more or less dominating the political landscape at the time. […]

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