Read "Wicked" by Gregory Maguire. contrary to popular belief she wasn't very wicked at all. Well, we know a house fell on her. There’s a whole history behind the green-skinned lady, but this post won’t contain any of that. the story of the depraved witch of the west from placing out to death. Enraged, she tells them she would turn them into a basketball and feather duster, repectively, if they do not give it back, and even makes it rain inside of Mr. Hooper’s store.  Her nature is a volatile and yet somewhat cowardly one. Zelena visited Rumplestiltskin (Robert Carlyle) and learned from him how to control her own powerful magic. But despite Zelena's efforts to create the deadly time portal Emma Swan (supposedly the only wielder of light magic powerful enough to oppose her) her plans are halted when the Evil Queen masters light magic in time to oppose her (although her time-travel spell is completed, it takes effect after her presumed death, transporting Emma and Captain Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) back to before the original curse was cast). This causes the old witch to melt away. W. W. Denslow's illustrations for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz depict her as a paunched old hag with three pigtails and an eyepatch. Her skin turns green as a side effect of the potion, while her nose becomes crooked due to her falling on it. See more ideas about wicked witch of the west, wicked witch, witch. The Wicked Witch of the West is a fictional character who appears in the classic children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), created by American author L. Frank Baum. Here are the three endings.1. After Dorothy got accidentally left behind by her father, she joined up with three freedom fighters. She is Dorothy's arch-nemesis. She always carried an umbrella with her, and made a point to avoid contact with water. It was said that she was so wicked, the blood in her had dried up many years ago. She is also afraid of the dark in Baum's original story for reasons unknown. She is the beautiful but physically handicapped (born with no arms in the book and paraplegic in musical) sister of Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West ). Her storyline revolves around her efforts to create a time-travel spell that will allow her to go back and prevent the birth of Snow White's mother, Ava, who informed Prince Leopold (Cora's fiancé) that Cora was with child to sabotage Cora's attempts to infiltrate the royal family (before she can ruin Zelena's life), and thus Zelena would be raised as royalty. Nothing they did disabused the notion they were different from the rest of the children in Saddlebrook, Wyoming. The Wicked Witch of the West was a powerful being that was hunted by Dorothy Baum. That’s about it. She begins turning green again and runs off. I hear munctions scream and a serious wicked laugh that sounded like a witch. She makes sure that Dorothy knows her power when Dorothy meets the Scarecrow by throwing a ball of fire at them. This representation of the Wicked Witch has become a standard for what witches resemble and an archetype of human wickedness. 4 Responses to DIY Costume Week: Wicked Witch of the West. Arthur and Zelena plan to take a magical helm from the kingdom of DunBroch. In the alternate Enchanted Forest Zelena is the fiancé of Robin Hood and their marriage will make all the changes permanent. In the original book, she is described as a hideous form, and a notable feature being an enchanted eye that can see vast distances beyond her castle walls. See more ideas about Wicked witch of the west, Wicked witch, Wizard of oz. Elphaba, or the Wicked Witch of the West, is NOT related to Glinda. She is more menacing than her literary counterpart, making Dorothy too afraid to ever lose her temper with the Witch. There’s a whole history behind the green-skinned lady, but this post won’t contain any of that. While filming her exit from “Munchkinland,” Margaret Hamilton, the actress who played the Wicked Witch of the West, received severe burns on both her face and hands. She does have a sister named Nessarose, the Wicked Witch of the East (she's the one who gets the house dropped on her in The Wizard of Oz). This way, she can resume making Regina Mills suffer by complicating her romantic relationship with the believed widower Robin. Zimmermann, Denise; Gleason, Katherine A. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True, "AFI's 100 Years ...100 Heroes & Villains", "Wicked Witch of the West not always a fright sight", "STAGE TO SCREENS: A Chat with Wicked Nominee and TV Veteran Winnie Holzman", "Once Upon a Time: Rebecca Mader Is Playing The Wicked Witch of the West!