An Analysis Of ' Alice 's Adventures ' Wonderland ' And ' The Christmas Carol '

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Symbolism of a Journey in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Christmas Carol Journey can have many different interpretations based upon the vast variety of people whom interpret it. Some examples of how Journey may be interpreted are some consider journey as a distance they travel or a journey can possess important influence that changes their philosophy of life. Through authors writing they show different aspects of journey. In Lewis Carrol’s "Alice in Wonderland" and Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol", we will see the use of journey through symbolism and many literary elements.
In literature, the bits and pieces of journey require a lot of effort on the part of the protagonist and the overcoming of many obstacles, which include travel. The part of travel also allows the author to display unique locations and a background of the protagonist. Another interpretation can be the main character is seeking something they yearn. In "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland", Carrol shows the impact of how the unbiased and innocent way young children approach the world and what they yearn in on one 's life. Alice’s experiences in Wonderland can be interpreted as a symbol for the experience of growing up. Thus, physically growing up and beginning to understand about the world of adults and how that world is different from a child 's belief of it. Alice’s worry about growing up and her comforts can be seen in her relentless assessment of her own size and worth. Thus, she grows…

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