The, And Curiouser By Charles Dodgson Essay

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Curiouser, and Curiouser
Charles Dodgson, commonly known as Lewis Carroll, spent his childhood fascinating his siblings. As he matured, he became an academic and a man of the Church. As an adult, he still spent time with children because he found comfort in their understanding. By looking at Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one can see that Lewis Carroll included the themes of discovering one’s true identity and defining blurred lines between fantasy and reality because he was an individual whose personality allowed him to identify with the wit and wonder that takes place in a child 's mind. Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832, in Daresbury, England. He had ten siblings and was the third oldest. Lewis Carroll is a pseudonym for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He came to this name by translating Charles Lutwidge to latin, Carolus Ludovicus and then he flipped that name and translated it back to english where he ended up with Lewis Carroll. As a child, Dodgson spent a lot of his time entertaining his brothers and sisters by writing little magazines and papers and having all of his siblings contribute. When he started going to school, he seemed to follow in his father’s footsteps, as a member of his church as well as a scholar. He first attended public school, which he detested , until 1846 when he went to Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, England (poets.com). While attending the boarding school, Dodgson encountered many ailments. He became deaf in one ear, caught the…

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