Study Guide

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West Volume 3, Part 9

By Gregory Maguire

Volume 3, Part 9

  • It's nearing Lurlinemas, the Oz version of Christmas.
  • Fiyero and Elphaba now argue about her other favorite topic: the soul.
  • Elphaba insists she doesn't have one. Fiyero thinks she's just playing word games and being "clever."
  • They have another major dispute about political terrorism. Elphaba says her cause is a just one, but Fiyero won't excuse her for risking or taking innocent lives.