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Lewis Carroll

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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Jabberwocky: Poetry and Lewis Carroll

yet mind boggling poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll, Carroll 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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Summary of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice in wonderland by Lewis Carroll This book was published in 1865, and the numbers of page are 124, including extras. Genre: Story, Fiction. Alice in wonderland is a story that Carroll created from a little girl that he met, called Alice Liddell. In this book it tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar creatures, there she begins her adventures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as...

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Lewis Carrolls' Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Summary

 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Final Paper In the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll, Alice tries to find her own identity as she navigates her way through the strange fictitious world called “Wonderland”. Carroll uses both changes in Alice’s physical size, as well as, situations where there is confusion about her identity to illustrate the young heroine’s identity crisis and difficulties she faces in growing up. Whether she is small or tall, Alice never seems...

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Coming Of Age In Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, By Lewis Carroll

On the surface, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, appears to be a fantasy novel about an adolescent girl’s psychedelic dream. However, on a deeper level, the story symbolizes the process that every child goes through as he or she matures into adulthood. Alice’s journey through Wonderland, although it puts her life in danger at times, brings her a newly-discovered confidence and helps to solidify her identity into a more mature person and therefore escape from the fantasy dream-world;...

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - Major Themes

has to master. Learning the rules is a metaphor for the adaptations to new social situations that every child makes as she grows older. Mastering each challenge, Alice grows wiser and more adaptable as time goes on. Language and Logic/Illogic Carroll delights in puns. The Alice books are chockfull of games with language, to the reader's delight and Alice's confusion. The games often point out some inconsistency or slipperiness of language in general and English in particular. The books point out...

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Lewis Carrol

 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...

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Lewis Carroll's Criticism of Society

Lewis Carroll's Criticism of Society Lewis Caroll published 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', in 1865, mocking the children's literature of that time, which suffered from a lack of imagination, only containing morals to educate children.  Education plays a large role in the Alice`s life. Alice refers to her lessons and her education very proud of the learning that she has acquired. The information that she remembers from her lessons is usually useless or wrong. For example, although she can...

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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

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 as an Archetypal Hero

Hannah A. Mercado IV Narra Literature Alice in Wonderland is a renown classic written by Lewis Carroll from 1865. While on a boat party, Lewis told tales to three children for entertainment. One of the children, Alice, was enamored by the story and requested that he write it down. This is what inspired the story. It is whimsical and caters to children’s delight and to some readers it is confusing at most. To better understand the tale, we will breakdown Alice’s character as an archetypal hero....

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