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    Lewis Carroll

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    Lewis Carroll is one of the most well known Nonsense Writers. Though using nonsense in poetry has been dismissed as simply "for entertainment purposes"‚ most nonsensical poetry acts as an allegory‚ has deep symbolism and leaves the door wide open for varying interpretations. Lewis Carroll has utilized this sense with nonsense through his poems and prose found in his novels Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass . Through Carroll ’s interactions with his close friends and family‚ and

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    Lewis Carroll “I can not go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”- Lewis Carroll. He was a very unpredictable writer in many senses‚ including the characters in his books and their actions. Most people would not know that Alice‚ from the two creatively written fantasy novels‚ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland or Through the looking glass‚ was an actual girl. She was a close friend of Lewis Carroll‚ the man behind the two interesting literary works. Little did she know‚ that she

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    yet mind boggling poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis CarrollCarroll blends words together which creates a more made-up‚ magical theme. Though this poem is confusing and hard to understand at first because of the made up words‚ I believe that as said in the anecdote of the Introduction to Poetry‚ from the Anthology‚ the poem would take on a whole new meaning if we had the poet explain how he came to write the poem itself. I would love to sit down with Lewis Carroll and ask him why he wrote this fascinating

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    Major Themes Growth into Adulthood This theme is central to both books. Alice’s adventures parallel the journey from childhood to adulthood. She comes into numerous new situations in which adaptability is absolutely necessary for success. She shows marked progress throughout the course of the book; in the beginning‚ she can barely maintain enough composure to keep herself from crying. By the end of the novel‚ she is self-possessed and able to hold her own against the most baffling Wonderland

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    Lewis Carrol

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    Lewis Carrol Alices adventures in wonderland Analysis The text under analysis is entitled «Alices adventures in Wonderland». The author of this masterpiece is famous Lewis Carrol. His true name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson‚ but he used his pen name Lewis Carroll. He was an English writer‚ mathematician‚ logician‚ Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel «Through the Looking-Glass»

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    Carroll was born to a working-class family of Irish descent‚ and grew up on New York City ’s Lower East Side. When he was about 11 (in the sixth grade) his family moved north to Inwood in Upper Manhattan where he attended Good Shepherd School.[citation needed] He was taught by the LaSalle Christian Brothers‚ and his brother in the sixth grade noted that he could write and encouraged him to do so. In fall 1963‚ he entered public school‚ but was soon awarded a scholarship to the elite Trinity School

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    ’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” (Lewis Carroll‚  Alice in Wonderland) Lewis Carroll wrote many short children stories‚ his most noticeable work  was‚ ​ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland​ . The sentiment expressed in the quotation‚ embodies the  view that‚ Lewis Carroll is a well known and talked about author‚ whose work has created a lot  of interest.  His work has inspired many movies‚ plays and even halloween costumes. Lewis  Carroll is an important English writer because of his position in English literature

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    Essay Outline

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    Essay Outline Thesis: “Alice Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll is not didactic but rather a story to be enjoyed for pure enjoyment and entertainment. Supporting Argument #1: The story is surrealistic void of connections with reality A) For Example: “The people she encounters are talking animals‚ mythical beasts‚ and playing cards who follow a code of conduct unique to their homeland and totally foreign” (Brownwell‚ the Ground Rules of Fantasy in the Alice Books) B) Furthermore:

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    Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

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    Dodgson‚ known by his pen name‚ Lewis Carroll‚ was a man of diverse interests — in mathematics‚ logic‚ photography‚ art‚ theater‚ religion‚ science‚ and of course literature. Carroll’s works could be considered both gifted‚ and insane‚ by todays standards. His genius mind and twisted‚ nonsense way of writing allows us to travel deep into the dark unknown‚ influencing writing greatly. On January twenty seventh‚ 1832‚ Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born (Lewis Carroll). He lived in Daresbury‚ Cheshire

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    Alice in Wonderland

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    Chapter I Lewis Carroll in Wonderland : the Influence of Lewis Carroll on Alice Charles Lutwidge Dodgson‚ better known under the pen name Lewis Carroll‚ was a British author‚ mathematician‚ logician and photographer and he has always delighted the audience from the most naive to the most sophisticated‚ with his facilities at word play‚ logic and fantasy. Carroll suffered from a bad stammer‚ but he found himself vocally fluent when speaking with children. The relationships he had with

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