What is the setting of Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll?
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland takes place both in the 'real' world (our world) and the fictional world of Wonderland.
It turns out, however, that Wonderland is actually just a dream world that Alice has discovered whilst sleeping. This explains the 'illogic' found there.
The setting of Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is an imaginary or dream world. At the opening of the story, Alice, a character based on Alice Liddell, daughter of the renowned classicist Henry Liddell (of Liddell & Scott), is sitting on the bank of a river. She sees a rabbit rushing down a hole, checking his watch and exclaiming that he is late. She falls down the rabbit hole as well and lands in a strange and surrealistic world with a dream logic all its own. At the end of the story, Alice wakes up, and the reader discovers that the world was a dream one:
'Oh, I've had such a curious dream!' said Alice, and she told her sister, as well as she could remember them, all these strange Adventures of hers that you have just been reading about; ...
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