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Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1865

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Essay Topics


Time is a source of stress in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Choose a character who experiences time-induced stress and discuss how their situation relates to the novel’s themes.


Find one of the didactic verses that Alice recites incorrectly, and compare and contrast it with its original version. What does Carroll achieve by presenting the nonsensical version?


Find a poem or nursery rhyme not included in the novel and write your own nonsense version of it. Discuss the activity: Was it difficult to write nonsense? Did you discover any surprising ideas or word combinations? How does your version relate to the original?