Color And Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

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In the Wizard of Oz color plays a role throughout the novel without the readers not knowing. Many can think it does symbolize something or nothing. Each color symbolizes something different and some are similar. Each can represent money, emotions or people. Having colors as symbols make great lessons with different meanings.

Gray is the first color that we are introduced in the story which represents Kansas. Kansas is Dorothy's home which she always describes as gray and boring. The Scarecrow asks Dorothy why would she want to go back to such a boring place instead of staying in Oz which is beautiful. Dorothy does not care that it is boring and dark because it is her home where her aunt Em and uncle Henry are. The color

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