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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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    Is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as absurd and nonsensical as it seems to be—without any traces of morals hiding underneath the bizarre shaped tea cups and crooked smiles? Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, written by an English author in 1865 under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, contains obscurities that leave people uncertain due to the nonsense. The novel holds many obscurities, such as a disappearing Cheshire Cat, a personified rabbit, and a caterpillar who smokes from a hookah. These characters

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  • Juxtaposition In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland '

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    mean,’ said Alice. ‘Of course you don't!” replied the Hatter, tossing his head contemptuously. ‘I dare say you never even spoke to Time!’ ‘Perhaps not,’ Alice cautiously replied: ‘but I know I have to beat time when I learn music’” (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll,

  • Identity In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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    Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland creates a warped reality, causing each character’s identity to become confused. An exception to this confusion of identity is the Cheshire Cat, who shows an uncanny awareness of his own madness, giving him considerable control over his presence and allowing him to occasionally leave only a grin behind. Alice, contrarily, is strewn all over as she loses herself in Wonderland. In Wonderland, all are “mad,” but to Alice this is preposterous, even as she

  • Examples Of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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    Both ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ and ‘What Maisie Knew’ can be defined as coming of age novels. Alice’s adventures in Wonderland are an example of how children use fantasy to explore difficult situations in reality. As the author, Lloyd Alexander, expressed in an interview: “Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” (Savatteri, 12:41-48). Alice is undergoing the transition from childhood to adulthood which means navigating questions of identity, loss of innocence

  • Lack Of Recovery In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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    if one were to closely read the closing line of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Tolkien defines recovery as regaining an important aspect of our life that we have lost in the primary world. Alice becomes a grown women in the last paragraph of Carroll’s work and Carroll uses recovery by saying that she has kept her childhood memories close to heart. Gilead argues for this recovery by articulating that the final passages show a “recapturing” of Alice’s own childhood. Creating a secondary world that

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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    One of the most famous writers in the world is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson also known as Lewis Carroll. Lewis is acknowledged as one of the best writers that have ever lived; he is also well appreciated in the English culture. Carroll was born on January 27, 1832, in Morphany Lane in the village of Daresbury England. Carroll was the third oldest son of the Reverend Charles Dodgson and Frances Jane Lutwidge. Carroll belonged to a family of eleven children where he was the third oldest. Lewis Carroll

  • Character Analysis Of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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    named Alice from C. S. Lewis’ “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland”. This story works as an agent of socialization because Alice's adventures parallel the journey from childhood to adulthood as she comes into new situations in which adaptability is absolutely necessary for success. In the beginning of the story, she can barely maintain enough composure to keep herself from crying. By the end, she is self-possessed and able to hold her own against the most perplexing Wonderland logic. Symbols are utilized

  • Gender Themes In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland holds a plethora of idea and theories that make up its fascinating story and complex themes. However, the theories and themes that stick out the most throughout the story are based upon an ideology of gender, class, and feminism. The story itself shows the experiences of a little girl in a world that very closely reflects the Victorian era from which she was accustomed. Overall, the novel breaks down the binary opposition of gender and the power dynamics between adults

  • Alice's Adventure in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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    Lewis Carroll's “Alice's Adventure In Wonderland ” a tale of a young girl named Alice who sits on a riverbank one day, reading over her sister’s shoulder. She got so bored that she fell asleep, and in her dream she sees a White Rabbit running through the woods that she followed down a rabbit hole into a magical world called Wonderland. Alice follows the Rabbit down the hole and stumbles upon a great hallway filled with different doors.she a table with a tiny golden key, and a bottle of potion with