What are the obstacles created by the Wicked Witch of the West?

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As Dorothy and Company approach the castle of the Wicked Witch of the West, the witch creates a number of obstacles for them. First, when she sees them (via the use of her one, telescopic eye) sleeping, still far off from her castle, she sends a pack of wolves to attack them, giving explicit instructions that the wolves should "tear them into small pieces." This doesn't happen, however, as the Tin Man singlehandedly decapitates all forty of the wolves.

Next, the Witch sends a flock of wild crows after Dorothy and Company, telling the King Crow to "[f]ly...

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