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    Lewis Carroll's “Jabberwocky”, to put it simply, is complete and utter nonsense. It features in Carroll’s novel, Through the Looking Glass, and is approximately seventy-five percent completely made up words. Even Alice, the main character of the book, is bewildered by it saying, “"It seems very pretty," she said when she had finished it, "but it's rather hard to understand!" (You see she didn't like to confess, even to herself, that she couldn't make it out at all.)” (Carroll 64). So why would Carroll, even in a children’s novel, write a poem with a practically indecipherable lexicon? While at first the poem’s language seems silly, the babbling style of the poem brings its theme more clearly into focus. The poem itself is about conquering…

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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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    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 novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, portrays direct correlations between the author’s life and the…

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    Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll uses references to his own past, Alice’s change in size, and imagery to show that people can keep elements of childhood, like imagination, forever. It is well known and quite obvious that childhood only lasts for a short amount of time before becoming an adult. It is not easy to let go of farcical games in the front yard of…

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    In one of Lewis Carroll’s books “Alice in Wonderland” a character in his book says,“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?''That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat. This quote means each time you make a choice you are going down a path and it’s your choice on which path you want to take. You decide how much you want to grow from now. This quote relates to the novel “outsiders” because the people in outsiders made their own choices, they decided…

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    Lewis was a writer and was born on January 27, 1832 in Daresbury, United Kingdom. He died January 14, 1898 in Guilford, United Kingdom. Some poems that Lewis wrote are Jabberwocky,The Hunting of the Snark, and The Walrus and the Carpenter. Some people that influenced Lewis Carroll are Alice Liddell and Hans Christian Andersen. Lewis wrote¨ Alice's Adventures in Wonderland¨ and ¨Through the Looking-Glass.¨ He went to school at Christ Church (Oxford) Rugby School, Richmond School, Yorkshire. At…

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    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 referred to it as a “hesitation” and…

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    In Lewis Carroll’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice undergoes a lot of changes that would normally happen if one were growing up . Alice is then trying to figure out how to stay to her normal size through of the book. She has to learn how to act like an adult throughout the book . Alice is troubled with these issues of suddenly acting like an adult and growing up . The Rapid Change of Growth Alice encounters many growth changes through the book. The first change she goes through…

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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by Lewis Carroll which tells the story of Alice, a girl who goes on an adventure in Wonderland in a dream. The novel, usually shortened to Alice in Wonderland, falls into the fantasy genre. The novel main setting is in the fantasy world, where Alice finds herself inside a rabbit hole and Wonderland. The setting in the beginning and the ending of the story, however, is in the river bank. Carroll divided the book into twelve chapters, each…

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    On July 4, 1862, Charles Dodgson, better-known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll, boarded a boat to Oxford with some people to enjoy afternoon tea on the river bank. One of Lewis’s friends, Harry Liddell, had three daughters with him: Edith, Alice and Lorina. (REF) The three young girls wanted to hear a story so Lewis, being very creative, came up with a short tale about a girl named Alice and her journey through a whimsical world. This story later became known as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.…

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