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Lewis Carroll Essay Examples

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The Life and Times of Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll is the penname of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born on January 27, 1832, in Daresbury England. He was the oldest boy in a family of eleven children of Reverend Charles Dodgson and his wife, Francis Jane Lutwidge. Carroll was relatively pleasant in his childhood, full of ideas and hobbies that contributed to hi...
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An Examination of the Carroll Doctrine
The Carroll Doctrine Carroll v. United States (1925), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court which upheld that the warrantless search of an automobile is known as the automobile exception. The case has also been used to increase the scope of warrantless searches. Federal prohibition officers arranged an under...
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Lewis and Clark and their Exploration of Louisiana
Lewis and Clarks exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, gave us knowledge of the land we hand just bought from the French. No one had ever explored the Louisiana territory before. And wanting to someday move west Thomas Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis to be in charge of an exploration of the unknown terrain. Lewis then...
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Review of Wonderland
Have you ever read the Alice books by Lewis Carroll? They are wonderful stories, and the play based on them is even better! Wonderland is a fast-paced exciting play that that is full of humorous characters living an amusing storyline. This show was amazing in every way. There is nothing negative I could say about it. It w...
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Analysis of Alice in Wonderland
I’d like to think the inside of my head is similar to the world Alice gets thrust into in the fable, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. When I close my eyes, my imagination takes over, filling my mind with magnificent views of vast oceans swimming with strange creatures, dense forests with leaves the color of the rainbow...
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How Lewis Carroll Relates with Children through His Writing
Facing the challenge of only being capable to relate to children when you are an adult is an obstacle no human would want to face. The majority of society defines Lewis Carroll as a pedophile because of his time dedicated to children. Carroll acts as if he is a child in an adult’s body. Lewis Carroll was a children’s author...
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An Analysis of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
At the mention of the name Alice, one tends to usually think of the childrens stories by Lewis Carroll. Namely, Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass are two classic works of childrens literature that for over a century have been read by children and adults alike. These two stories tell the tale of a...
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Lewis Carroll's Portrayal of Effects of Drugs in Alice in Wonderland
Alices Adventures in Wonderland Paper In Victorian England the drug Opium was commonly used. This drug did not have the connotation that drugs have today; studies show that five out of every six families used Opium regularly (Connell). Lewis Carroll uses actions of characters and situations to portray the positive effec...
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Alice in Wonderland and a Curious Child
Alice In Wonderland and a Curious Child Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland has entertained not only children but adults for over one hundred years. The tale has become a treasure of philosophers, literary critics, and psychoanalysts. There appears to be something in Alice for everyone, and there are almost as ma...
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An Overview of Few Delightful Children's Book in English
Some of the most lastingly delightful children's books in English are "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass". Here are what Albert Baugh write about them in "A Literary History of England": "Written by an eccentric Oxford don to amuse his little girlfriends, th...
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The Double Life of Reality and Fantasy of Alice in the Lewis Carol's Book
Lewis Carroll was born Charles Lutwidge Dodgson on January 27th, 1832 in Daresbury in Cheshire. He was the eldest son and third child in a family of seven girls and four boys. His parents Charles and Frances Dodgson, whom were first cousins, were Anglican clergyman and were known to be extremely religious. After being taugh...
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Lewis Carroll's Amazing Ability to Turn Reality into Fantasy
Through the writing of Lewis Carroll in the story Alice in Wonderland the difference between fantasy and reality can be seen through the eyes of a child. The stories created by Carroll are a combination of make believe stories made to entertain children he talked to on an almost daily basis. Seen as odd by adults in...
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An Analysis of Child's Confusion Towards Society in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Carrolls Looking Glass During the Victorian age, many poets flourished in the spotlight of being independent in their own creative way of composing poetry and literature. During a time of strict morals, many people felt that there was a need to break loose. Lewis Carroll, a math professor, had a tremendous imagination and...
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The Dilemma of Alice in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Alice's Dilemma "In Lewis Carroll's nonsense world, of Alice in Wonderland, we are privileged to see our familiar adult society (somewhat exaggerated, so that we are sure to get the joke) through the thought of the wise child Alice"(Hubbell). The criticisms show how Carroll depicts Alice in this w...
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A Discussion on the Making of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
Did you read and enjoy Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland books as a child? Or better still, did you have someone read them to you? Perhaps you discovered them as an adult or, forbid the thought, maybe you haven't discovered them at all! Those who have journeyed Through the Looking Glass generally love (or shun) the ta...
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An Analysis of How Lewis Carroll Used Symbolic Logic in His Daily Life
Symbolic Logic People use science and mathematics everyday when they make decisions through reasoning. This is known as logic. The definition of logic as in Websters dictionary is a science that deals with principles and criteria of validity of inference and demonstration, the science of the formal principles of reasonin...
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An Examination of Lewis Carroll's Novel, Alice in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ("but that's what it's called, you know!") The best way to describe Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, would be a fictitious fantasy about the real world. Although "Wonderland" is a reality deprived dreamland, the ideas of realism and life seem to be mo...
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An Analysis of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carrolls Wonderland is a queer little universe where a not so ordinary girl is faced with the contradicting nature of the fantastic creatures who live there. Alices Adventures in Wonderland is a childs struggle to survive in the condescending world of adults. The conflict between child and adult gives direction to...
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Psychoanalysis and the Novel, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
To millions around the world, Lewis Carrolls Alice in Wonderland is merely a childhood dreamland filled with riddles, fairy tails, and games without rules. However, to the trained eye, Alices world translates into much more than a childs bedtime story. There are many undeniable patterns and connections seen throughout his s...
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An Analysis of the Noel, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
"In Lewis Carroll's nonsense world, of Alice in Wonderland, we are privileged to see our familiar adult society (somewhat exaggerated, so that we are sure to get the joke) through the thought of the wise child Alice"(Hubbell). The criticisms show how Carroll depicts Alice in this work. Carroll shows Alice as the f...
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The Life and Writings of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, Also Known as Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, is recognized by all as the silly fairy-tale author of stories such as Alice in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass. However, little is known about what drove him to write such obviously fantastic stories. Themes such as nonsense and fantasy, education...
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A Biography of Lewis Carroll, an English Writer and Photographer
Of all of Lewis Carrolls works, Alices 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 childrens literature of the Victorian time Lewis Carroll lived in. Yet, as odd as...
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Analyzing the Appeal of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland
Did you read and enjoy Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland books as a child? Or better still, did you have someone read them to you? Perhaps you discovered them as an adult or, forbid the thought, maybe you haven't discovered them at all! Those who have journeyed Through the Looking Glass generally love (or shun) the tales...
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An Analysis of the Book Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland Did you read and enjoy Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland books as a child? Or better still, did you have someone read them to you? Perhaps you discovered them as an adult or, forbid the thought, maybe you haven't discovered them at all! Those who have journeyed Through the L...
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An Analysis of the Curiouser and Curiouser in Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland - "Curiouser and curiouser!" My first exposure to Lewis Carroll's classic children's story was through the 1951 Disney film adaptation "Alice in Wonderland," which I watched repeatedly as a child. The creative quality of the story never failed to fascinate me, and I kept going...
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