Difficult To Understand The Meaning Of Jabberwocky

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It is “difficult to understand the meaning of [“Jabberwocky”]” (Dean 1). In comparison to the relatively simple poetry found in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, “Jabberwocky” is certainly far more advanced. The invented words and the puzzling vocabulary pose a challenge to many readers, especially the younger ones. The main reasons that the poem can even be understood, on some level, is his placement of the words within the sentences. Additionally, the words appear to be real and sounds are used to express the meaning of the words. Other than those techniques, “Jabberwocky” would be entirely nonsensical to a majority of the readers. This pattern of difficult to understand poetry is diffused throughout Through the Looking Glass, as most of
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