Mirror Image Compared to Alice in Wonderland

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Alice's Conversion The feeling of not knowing who the person really is and how they feel can be hard. This emotion was described in the story “Mirror Image” by Lena Coakley. This short story had a girl named Alice who had to go through a brain transplant. This changed her whole life. Because of this brain transplant, she sometimes felt that she was not really herself but felt that she was Gail, who was the body of the person she was in. This is also an allusion to another Alice in the fantasy world but that book was written by Lewis Carroll and the name of that novel is Alice Adventures in Wonderland. The book mentioned right above had the same type of allusion in which the main character is pretty much lost as to who she is and how…show more content…
Jarred, Gail’s father. That’s how Alice in Wonderland felt about her feelings towards not knowing who she was by saying “I can't explain myself, I'm afraid, sir, because I’m not myself you see” to the Caterpillar (pg.19). Alice was very confused about herself and could not answer Caterpillar's questions even though she tried. These questions that popped in both Alice's heads where alike in the same sense of not knowing how their feelings and reaction to this situation was.
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