Essay On Alice In Wonderland

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In McManus’ illustrations this scene is illustrated in a very different way. The illustrator uses colors such as red and green to make the scene pop out at the reader more than the illustrations in the Norton Edition, which are all black and white. Alice, who does not appear to be much larger than the other animals, is trying to hold onto the goose. A parrot is seen flying away, a frog is running away, and another goose has been knocked over by Alice who we can assume is trying to help the goose she is trying to catch. Alice has a small smile on her face and appears to be much more amused in this depiction of Alice in Wonderland. Alice appears to be enjoying the chaos that she is causing in the courtroom, but at the same time she also …show more content…
Alice has two very different facial expressions in the two versions of Alice in Wonderland and these different views of Alice can be caused by the different nationalities of the illustrators. The illustrations in the Norton Critical Edition of Alice in Wonderland, which has the British nationality, Alice appears to be like a miniature adult. Alice has a very serious expression written all over her face and the illustration shows some hints at the British practice of imperialism. Alice, who is an outsider to Wonderland, looks like she thinks she is better than those who are surrounding her. She does not look like she wants to apologize because she has the attitude of “I do not have to”. However, Alice has a completely different expression in the American illustration version of the novel. Alice appears to be much more childlike in this edition of Alice in Wonderland. Alice appears more childlike because she is smiling, there is …show more content…
In one image in this novel we see Alice who has just grown to the size of the house all scrunched up. Her facial expressions show how unhappy she is with her wrinkled nose and Alice looks somewhat disgusted. Her eyes are also shaded a little darker than usual, which gives her the appearance of being angry. Alice feeling anger after growing to an enormous size can also be seen in the illustration of Alice’s hand reaching for the White Rabbit. The entire chapter, Alice looks very grumpy and does not seem like she would listen to anyone who would be willing to help

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