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    The most renowned and classic of the genre of literary nonsense novel, beloved by avid readers over the globe more than a century, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” was written by eminent English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll during the Victorian era. The inspiration for this fantasy fiction was a real little girl named Alice, the protagonist of the novel and Carroll invents a story related to this little girl which the title of this story ultimately immortalized as “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.” When “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” was first published in 1865, it achieved enthusiastically and remained a classic society of Victorian’s fiction and delighting readers alike with its whimsical world…

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    Victorian England, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story following the dream of an inquisitive girl named Alice. After she dozes off on her sister’s lap, she dreams of a Wonderland filled with numerous characters that help her “assert her own will” (Blake). Many readers try to perceive a deeper meaning from this novel that enraptures not only the minds of children, but adults as well; however, this novel is copiously filled with lessons and various interpretations such as the maturation…

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    reader’s sense of the squarely down-to-earth ‘dream child’ in her striped stockings and long brushed hair, as well as her other various fabulous and incongruous interlocutors in wonderland and beyond the mirror.” (Carroll Haughton lxxix) Carroll’s opening sentence of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland emphasizes how these (Tenniel’s) illustrations act as the nucleus of the book: Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice…

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    This book was about Alice (at first not realizing she had fallen asleep) following a white rabbit in a waistcoat with a pocketwatch fretting about time. Following the rabbit she came across a rather large rabbit hole under a nearby hedge. She had fallen into the hole, and followed the rabbit. After seeing plenty of marvelous things on the way down she had appeared in wonderland. Soon afterwards with plenty of encounters of strange objects; creatures; and delicases, Alice met a catipillar, who…

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    In the Children’s literature of fantasy, the process of self-discovery and the identity formation is the dominant part of the story. In both Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Roald Dahl’s The Witches, the reality is cautiously constructed to help children with their biggest fear of growing up. Transformation can be found in many different forms, Alice and The Boy experienced both biological changes and psychological changes. Their changes and reaction towards the…

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    Lewis Carroll was an English logician, mathematician, an ordained minister, a photographer and a writer best known for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. He was born on January 27, 1832, with the birth name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Many people don’t know that the Alice stories were based on a real girl, Alice Liddell. Carroll first met Liddell on a boat trip. She asked him to tell her a story and he did. It was such a good story he wrote it down for her and from there the Adventures in…

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    In the book of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the story tells the journey of a young girl in one of her most peculiar dream. Even the characters are partly animals that can talk and have feelings like humans. While Alice is portrayed still having her normal little girl look, she is able to do change her body size by eating the cake or drinking some magical water that she founds. However, this ability may raise questions among the readers since she can just control her body growth and yet her…

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    Have you ever had a dream that felt real? Have you ever not been able to wakeup from it? Imagine being in a dream that you are unable to wakeup from, and then you realize that dream is actually reality. This is the case for Alice in Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alice falls into a large-rabbit hole and finds herself in a whole other world. The classic novel has won many awards and has been the inspiration to many movies, plays and comic books. Lewis Carroll’s classic…

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    Lily Andersen Mrs. Hellem English-4 10 May 2016 Curiouser and curiouser Whoever said fairytales are for everyone was right. Alice’s Wonderland is a dream come true, filled with talking flowers, clothes-wearing animals and colorful characters. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has long been a fanciful escape for young children and adults everywhere with the intent of exercising their imaginations and preserving their youth. But is this truly what Lewis Carroll wanted his novel to accomplish?…

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    Sameera Abbas and Rubina Rahman’s article “Schema Disruption and Identity in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland” argues that our schemas both affect and are affected by the texts we read. Our schemas help us to analyze and make sense out of literature, and at the same time our schema can be called into question, completely disrupted, or, on a different note, be supported by the text. The article applies this concept to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by making the case that…

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