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Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there

Lewis Carroll

Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis Carroll ; with fifty illustrations by John Tenniel.
ContributionsTenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914.
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 224, [3] p. (p. [2] (3rd group) advertisements) :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18266693M

For instance, the pictures on the wall next the fire seemed to be all alive, and the very clock on the chimney-piece you know you can only see the back of it in the Looking-glass had got the face of a little old man, and grinned at her. I do so wish I could see that bit! Welcome to the fantastic world on the other side of the mirror, the fast traveling Red Queen not to be confused with the Queen of Hearts tells the little girl she too can become a queen if Dodgson was also an avid photographer and often photographed young girls, something that, while normal by Victorian standards, has fueled questions about his sexual preferences in the years since his death in

How do you know she wasn't thirsty too? Alice is placed as the White Queen's pawn, and begins the game by taking a train to the fourth rank, acting on the rule that pawns in chess can move two spaces on their first move. All the ashes will get into it——there, now I think you're tidy enough! You can just see a little peep of the passage in Looking-glass House, if you leave the door of our drawing-room wide open: and it's very like our passage as far as you can see, only you know it may be quite different on beyond. His father was a very conservative cleric for the Church of England who, though mathematically gifted and on the path to success, married his first cousin and became a country parson instead. Alice lifts him up, dusts him off, and places him down next to the White Queen.

Click on the "Save cookie settings" button to apply your choice. Kitty sat very demurely on her knee, pretending to watch the progress of the winding, and now and then putting out one paw and gently touching the ball, as if it would be glad to help if it might. Stand-alone versions[ edit ] The adaptations include liveTV musicalslive action and animated versions and radio adaptations. I wonder if they'd give you milk in there? Lewis Carroll died in Guildford, England, on January 14,


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Through the looking-glass, and what Alice found there book

The girl sees a magnificent garden and a twisting road leading Alice at the ripe old age of seven and a half is still boredas she plays with her adorable black and white kittens, yet she needs something better, again ignored by her older sister The White King follows, but he quickly grows impatient.

The last reprint was in Now, don't smile, my dear, I'm asking it seriously. And through and through The vorpal blade went snicker-snack! Young Dodgson was bright and precocious; he supposedly read Pilgrim's Progress at age seven.

Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There

Default cookie settings This content is blocked. He buys a camera and eventually becomes an excellent photographer. Out of the fireplace charges the White Queen, who knocks over the White King in her haste, rushing to grab her child.

As and what Alice found there book sub-librarian there, he met four-year-old Alice Liddell and her family. The principal dream of most children--the dream within the dream, as it were--is the dream of not dreaming any longer, the dream of growing up.

On the other side of the mirror, Alice looks around and finds that the room she is standing in resembles the mirror image of the room in her own house. However, Carroll met Alice Raikes only after he had already sent the manuscript to the printers, so this story is untrue Gardner In this adaptation, the Jabberwock materialises into reality after Alice reads "Jabberwocky", and pursues her through the second half of the musical.

The White Queen a befuddled old careless woman, dressed inappropriatelysloppily, in other words a mess. I feel somehow as if I were invisible——" Here something began squeaking on the table behind Alice, and made her turn her head just in time to see one of the White Pawns roll over and begin kicking: she watched it with great curiosity to see what would happen next.

I'm sure it's got, oh! George Eliot's Middlemarch is published. Alice was played in both parts by Laura Wickham. Alice continues on to meet the White Queenwho is very absent-minded and later transforms into a sheep. Seuss, and Shel Silverstein. He writes the first stanza of "Jabber wocky.

A sudden thought struck her, and she took hold of the end of the pencil, which came some way over his shoulder, and began writing for him. The King immediately fell flat on his back, and lay perfectly still: and Alice was a little alarmed at what she had done, and went round the room to see if she could find any water to throw over him.

Why, it's turning into a sort of mist now, I declare!When Alice steps through the looking-glass, she enters a very strange world of chess pieces and nursery rhyme characters such as Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and the angry Red Queen.

Nothing is what it seems and, in fact, through the looking-glass. About the Author Lewis Carroll (–98) was the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass, are rich repositories of his sparkling gifts for wordplay, logic, and sylvaindez.com by: LibriVox recording of Through the Looking-glass and What Alice Found There, by Lewis Carroll.

Read by Adrian Praetzellis. The sequel to “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” finds Alice back in Wonderland and a pawn in a surreal chess game. The sequel to 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and popularly known as Alice Through the Looking Glass is at first glance the polar opposite of the first book.

Set in winter, as opposed to Summer, inside as opposed to outdoors, uses different plot devices, such as mirror and chess imagery, etc but actually carries on the same themes of.

Lewis Carroll (­–) was an English mathematician and writer best remembered as the author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found sylvaindez.com: Ebook. Jul 01,  · "Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There" is a winter tale, which Carroll first published in December In this second tale, /5(10).