Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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  • Analysis Of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland: Through The Looking Glass By Lewis Carroll

    Charles Dodgson was the real name of the author who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Through the Looking Glass. For his writing he went under the pen name Lewis Carroll. Along with writing he was also an English logician, mathematician, and photographer. He had a lot of siblings; 7 girls and 4 boys were born to his parents. He was the third child born and their oldest son. He also went through a lot of illnesses, one left him deaf in one ear. He had a stutter, but Carroll…

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  • Gender Roles In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    behaviour. Author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, more commonly known as Lewis Carroll, challenges the patriarchal gender roles in the Victorian Era by exchanging the typical attributes associated with males and females in his literary work of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Swapping gender roles is important, especially in the Victorian Era, as it serves as a means to pinpoint how extreme male-dominated or extreme female-dominated features are absurd, or almost…

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  • Joyce Carol Oates '' Alice's Adventures In Wonderland'

    the country and started her education in a small one-room school house where books and writing sources were very limited. Early on as a child Oates quickly developed a love for writing and literature. Her first inspiration was the book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, a gift from her paternal grandmother. Much like the story that inspired her, Oates was a dedicated fan of fictional worlds in her writings. In high school, Oates continued writing and at fifteen wrote her first novel which was…

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  • Comparing Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass

    relationship with younger females (“Petal Pixel.”), he was an extraordinary author who opened the gates of imagination to everyone with his most famous books “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass”. But in order to understand Lewis Carroll, we must comprehend him, his life, and his most important work “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland”. Lewis Carroll was born on January 27,182, in a small village just outside of Daresbury, Cheshire, England. He was the eldest boy…

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  • Alice's Identity

    A big hole, talking animals and an adventure that may never end, helps a little girl find out who she truly is. While symbols are not always clear, through direct characterization, anthropomorphism, and real world connections, Lewis Carroll utilizes an exceptional understanding of the development of Alice’s identity in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Direct characterization helps to create a better understanding of symbols in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The Cheshire cat, establishes…

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  • Nonsense In Alice In Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (2009) and Edward Lear’s The Owl and the Pussycat (1871) are works of literature that both use “nonsense” to convey a story. In what follows I will argue that nonsense is significant, especially in children’s literature, as it is a useful tool for education, and promotes individuality of thoughts. The use of nonsense in literature challenges rules and it allows for the brain to think outside of the restricted boundaries of teaching, which…

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  • Wonderland Identity

    novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll is attempting to show Alice maturing from a child to a young adult. Before Alice’s tumble down the Rabbit hole and trip to Wonderland, she had gone through a phase in which she believed that everything could be explained and all questions had a reasonable answer. In the real world this was the case, but not in Wonderland. This leads to the inevitable outcome of her confusion between the real world and the “imaginary” world of Wonderland.…

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  • Tale Of Wonderland Title Analysis

    keys being tossed on the glass table in the doorway, or my sister’s bubbly laugh. It’s a name that I’ve grown up. Alice and her adventures. To analyze it, Alice is our lense throughout the novel. She trots the trails of wonderland, watching a baby become a big, played croquet with a flamig, and my favorite, puzzling over riddles at a chaotic tea party. These are her adventures. In all honesty, I believe the significance goes beyond the context of the book. This amazing classic was published…

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  • Alice In Wonderland Symbolism Essay

    “Curiouser and curiouser!” is the exclamation Alice cries out as she witnesses the absurdities of Wonderland, a magical and frightening, dream world (Carroll 8). It is a statement all readers can certainly agree with as Alice makes her way through a plethora of different, but equally disturbing settings. Her journey begins simply enough at the bank of a river with her sister, when out of the blue, a white, clothed, talking* rabbit hops past her. Alice hastily follows it right into an…

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  • Theme Of Satire In Alice In Wonderland

    In his 1865 novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll introduced a world where madness, silliness, and idiosyncrasies trumped logic and rational thought. In constructing such a world, it comes as no surprise that the author chose to parody real life works of art to further reinforce this idea of madness. However, Carroll’s use of parody is more than just a clever way to humor the reader. Lewis Carroll frequently utilizes parody in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in the form of…

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