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What does Toto represent in the Wizard of Oz populism?

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The Wizard of Oz could have been used as populist propaganda. Dorothy is taken to Oz on a tornado, a common symbol in the 1890s for political upheaval and revolutionary change. Her house lands on and kills the Wicked Witch of the East, who represents the evil bankers and the wealthy Eastern establishment.
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