Dorothy's Monomyth In The Grapes Of Wrath

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“There’s no place like home.” Dorothy said after she finished her monomyth of reaching the wizard. An monomyth is basically the twelve stages of an hero’s journey. In the beginning of Dorothy's journey she was just a ordinary girl. She feels like she doesn't belong in the small town of Kansas anymore. The only friend she has is her dog Toto, in which she looks to for excitement. Dorothy feels like Kansas is not her home anymore.

Since Toto is Dorothy's only friend in her small town, her uncle tries to take Toto away from her. Dorothy snatches her dog up and runs away back to her house. When she gets back to the house, a storm approaches picking Dorothy's house up in a tornado. As her house swirls around the vortex of the tornado, Dorothy's house lands in the Land of the Oz. Thats when her
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Dorothy does like she is told and follows the yellow brick road. As she walks down the road she observes that the land of the Oz is completely different than hers back home. She excited about being in the mythical land but doesn't know what is in store for her later in the future. On the way to meet the wizard she meets quite a few friends, but also picks up an enemy as well. First, she meets the scarecrow that doesn't have a brain. Then she meets the tin man that doesn't have a heart, and finally she meets the lion that does not have courage. All of her new friends want to go to the wizard just like her and ask for their wishes.

On the way to meet the wizard of Oz, there are many obstacles that are thrown at Dorothy and her friends by the Wicked Witch of the West. The witch tries so hard to make it where Dorothy does not go to the wizard. Such as, making Dorothy and her friends fall asleep right before Emerald city. Once Dorothy reaches Emerald city, the wizard told Dorothy and her friends before he can grant their wishes. They will have to retrieve the wicked witches broom to receive their

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