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Alices Adventures in WonderlandLewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll Alices Adventures in Wonderland was written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.

He was born on 27 January 1832, at Daresbury in Cherise, England. He was an English logician, mathematician and novelist.

On July 4, 1862, he started to create Alices Adventures in Wonderland, although he called first Alices Adventures under Ground.

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Literary GenreFantasy

This literary genre can be seen as a set in a strange or marvelous world, which is different from the "real" world where we live our lives.

The fantastic worlds have their own rules and can be entered by various ways: falling asleep or dreaming a dream, falling down a rabbit hole, going through a wardrobe and others.

Taken from: Bobulova, I. And others. (2003) Childrens and Juvenilie Literature. PedagogickaIn another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again. The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herselfDown the Rabbit HoleAlices Adventures in Wonderland


Curiosity when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-pocket, and looked at it Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit either with a waistcoat-pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after itDown the Rabbit-HoleAlices Adventures in Wonderland The first theme in the story is Curiosity.

Alice's motive for entering and intersecting Wonderland is simply interest: she sees a White Rabbit and decides to follow him because he has a watch and is wearing a waistcoat.Taken From:

ThemeGrowing up Another theme from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is growing up childhood to adulthood.

Alice finds in Wonderland a way of living and reasoning that is different from her own.

In the beginning of the story, she cant control herself from crying. But in the end, she knows how to manage herself against the Wonderland logic.

Plot The story started when Alice saw a white rabbit wearing a coat and carrying a watch. She decided to follow it to a tunnel.

This tunnel took her to meet estrange characters such as The Caterpillar, The Duchess, the Cherise Cat and more!

She met the Queen of Hearts, an irritating woman, who asked Alice to be a witness in an impending trial.

Alice realize that the King and the Queen of Hearts followed ridiculous proceedings during the trial, so she called them just a pack of cards.

At the end, Alices sister woke her up for tea. Alice realized that it was just a dream.


The Conflict is happening every time Alice meets a new character and is being confronted with its strange rules and behavior. Taken From:

She has to deal with different characters through the story that try to impose their rules over her. The climax of the story occurs in the last chapter, during the trial, when Alice is witness of a trial. She calls the creatures by their name: 'nothing but a pack of cards'Taken From:


The resolution of this story occurs when Alice wakes up and finds that she isnt in Wonderland.

She realizes that it was just a dream.


Real World

Oxford and the Christ Church in England.Imaginary World


CharactersAlice She is the protagonist of the story. She is the main character and everything happens around her.

She is a seven-year-old English girl with a lot of imagination. She likes to show off her knowledge and she is polite and well raised.

Taken From: http://www.alice-in-wonderland.netThe White Rabbit It is the first Wonderland character Alice encounters.

She follows it when it hurries into his hole and she enters in Wonderland.

It is nervous and always in a hurry.

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CharactersThe Cheshire CatThe Caterpillar

It is the cat of the Duchess. The Cheshire Cat is the only character in Wonderland who actually listens to Alice. It teaches Alice the rules of Wonderland and gives her information about how things work in Wonderland.

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The Caterpillar teaches Alice how to handle the difficulties she encounters in Wonderland.

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CharactersThe Mad Hatter He is one of the members of the Mad Tea Party.

He occasionally is very rude and provokes Alice during the tea party.

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The Queen of Hearts She is one of the playing card characters Alice meets when she enters in Wonderland.

She rules over Wonderland and she is a tyrant, violent, authoritative and dominant woman.

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Relation Author-Story

Charles Lutwidge DodgsonLewis CarrollLorina (13)Henry Liddell Alice (10)Edith (8)Inventing and telling fantasy storiesFriendship with ChildrenShyNot much adults friends

Relation Age-StoryVictorian EraRomance RealismExcellence proseInventing childhoodSpirit of discovery and adventure

These books reflect their Victorian origins in their language, their class-consciousness and their attitude toward children.

Literature Characteristics

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