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Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

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alice-in-wonderland-lewis-carrollThe Queen of HeartsBossy monarchAlice7-year-old heroineMain CharactersThe Cheshire CatGrinning philosopherRiddler/philosopherGuidesThe White RabbitSelf-important guideThe CaterpillarHookah-smoking riddlerThe GryphonBlasé guideThe HatterTea-drinking riddlerScoldsAlice, Chapter 2ho in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.Copyright © 2016 Course Hero, Inc.Sources:, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Decoded by David Day, Alice in a World of Wonderlands by Jon A. Lindseth and Alan Tannenbaum, Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Guardian, Lewis Carroll Society of North America, The Macmillan Alice 150 Years, New York Times Times Alice changes size12Languages into which the book has been translated>170Copies in the first print run, which were not sold because the illustrator thought they'd been printed badly2,000Price paid at auction for Carroll's own copy of Alice in Wonderland in 1998$1,540,000Alice in Wonderlandby the NumbersMotifsWordplayThe story is crammed with puns, trick questions, and invented words.DreamWonderland is a dream, and characters and settings change in dreamlike ways.Inversion & ReversalNothing in Wonderland is quite as expected; in fact, it's often just the opposite.AuthorValuing his privacy, math professor and clergyman Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll. Alice in Wonderland first came to life as a story he told to three young sisters—one of whom was named Alice.LEWIS CARROLL183298Dive Into a DreamTHEMESWhen a talking white rabbit rushes past a girl named Alice, she follows him down a rabbit hole into an enchanted land. There, she meets a cast of ever-stranger characters who present her with a series of extraordinary tests. For more than 150 years, this book's charmingly nonsensical plot has appealed to readers of all ages.Not only does Alice get bigger and smaller physically, but she learns to cope effectively with the strangeness of Wonderland and the advice given to her by mysterious characters.Wonderland confronts Alice with confusion, danger, and even death, but by the time she speaks up and dismisses the fantasy, Alice has learned to assert herself.Self-relianceGrowing UpRulesWonderland is full of rules, but they are often nonsensical or cruel and have little to do with good behavior.Lewis Carroll1865EnglishNovel AuthorYear PublishedOriginal LanguageAlice in WonderlandFantasy