Study Help Essay Questions

1. Relate aspects of enchantment to the nostalgia that Alice experiences in Wonderland. Why is Alice both fascinated and frustrated by her encounters below-ground? 2. Describe some of the ways that Carroll achieves humor at Alice’s expense. 3. Give an analysis of the use of nonsense in Alice. 4. How […]

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Critical Essays Themes in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Abandonment/Loneliness Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland provides an inexhaustible mine of literary, philosophical, and scientific themes. Here are some general themes which the reader may find interesting and of some use in studying the work. Alice’s initial reaction after falling down the rabbit-hole is one of extreme loneliness. Her curiosity has […]

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Lewis Carroll Biography

Life and Work Of all Lewis Carroll’s major works, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has a unique standing in the category of whimsical, nonsense literature. Much has been written about how this novel contrasts with the vast amount of strict, extremely moralistic children’s literature. This is true; Alice is quite different […]

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