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    Is Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as absurd and nonsensical as it seems to be—without any traces of morals hiding underneath the bizarre shaped tea cups and crooked smiles? Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, written by an English author in 1865 under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, contains obscurities that leave people uncertain due to the nonsense. The novel holds many obscurities, such as a disappearing Cheshire Cat, a personified rabbit, and a caterpillar who smokes from a hookah. These characters

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    MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE IVAN FRANKO NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LVIV ENGLISH DEPARTMENT LEXICAL AND STYLISTIC DEVICES IN LEWIS CAROLL’S NOVEL «ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND» COURSE PAPER PRESENTED BY

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    Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland creates a warped reality, causing each character’s identity to become confused. An exception to this confusion of identity is the Cheshire Cat, who shows an uncanny awareness of his own madness, giving him considerable control over his presence and allowing him to occasionally leave only a grin behind. Alice, contrarily, is strewn all over as she loses herself in Wonderland. In Wonderland, all are “mad,” but to Alice this is preposterous, even as she

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    mean,’ said Alice. ‘Of course you don't!” replied the Hatter, tossing his head contemptuously. ‘I dare say you never even spoke to Time!’ ‘Perhaps not,’ Alice cautiously replied: ‘but I know I have to beat time when I learn music’” (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll,

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    Both ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ and ‘What Maisie Knew’ can be defined as coming of age novels. Alice’s adventures in Wonderland are an example of how children use fantasy to explore difficult situations in reality. As the author, Lloyd Alexander, expressed in an interview: “Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” (Savatteri, 12:41-48). Alice is undergoing the transition from childhood to adulthood which means navigating questions of identity, loss of innocence

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    A world of dreams is the perfect place to live a perfect life. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a fantasy story inside a dream. Alice explores a new world where she founds different types of animals that talk and help her. Food that makes her change her size. In this world, she finds all different types of challenges. Throughout Alice’s Wonderland, there are different instances that the targeted audience becomes confusing. Sometimes it feels it's directed to children, but in some instances, it

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    if one were to closely read the closing line of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Tolkien defines recovery as regaining an important aspect of our life that we have lost in the primary world. Alice becomes a grown women in the last paragraph of Carroll’s work and Carroll uses recovery by saying that she has kept her childhood memories close to heart. Gilead argues for this recovery by articulating that the final passages show a “recapturing” of Alice’s own childhood. Creating a secondary world that

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    One of the most famous writers in the world is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson also known as Lewis Carroll. Lewis is acknowledged as one of the best writers that have ever lived; he is also well appreciated in the English culture. Carroll was born on January 27, 1832, in Morphany Lane in the village of Daresbury England. Carroll was the third oldest son of the Reverend Charles Dodgson and Frances Jane Lutwidge. Carroll belonged to a family of eleven children where he was the third oldest. Lewis Carroll

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    named Alice from C. S. Lewis’ “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland”. This story works as an agent of socialization because Alice's adventures parallel the journey from childhood to adulthood as she comes into new situations in which adaptability is absolutely necessary for success. In the beginning of the story, she can barely maintain enough composure to keep herself from crying. By the end, she is self-possessed and able to hold her own against the most perplexing Wonderland logic. Symbols are utilized

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    feels. This representation of the anxious rabbit reflects Alice’s anxiety. Alice worries when she has to decide whether she will follow the instructions on the label that says, “Drink me” (Carroll 13). She is struggling with what she knows from her world as she remembers, “she had read several nice little stories about children who had got burnt, and eaten up by wild beasts” (Carroll 13) and “all because they would not remember the simple rules their friends had taught them” (Carroll 13). Alice is

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