Lewis Carroll Questions and Answers

Lewis Carroll

I would suggest that the theme of the poem is one which speaks to the age (or generation) gap which exists between the youth and Father William (his father). It is surely a satire and meant to be...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2012, 7:45 am (UTC)

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Lewis Carroll

The entire book is a mockery of the systematic impulses of Christianity and the Catholic Church. The instances of "directives" given to Alice (drink me, eat me) are specific references to the body...

Latest answer posted July 1, 2010, 1:13 pm (UTC)

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Lewis Carroll

Charles Dodgson (1832-1898), aka Lewis Carroll, did suffer bouts with migraines, including migraines with aura (a perceptual disturbance). Migraines are a common malady related with Alice in...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2012, 10:40 am (UTC)

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Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll’s books about Alice--including Alice in Wonderland--written for Alice Liddell, the daughter of the eminent classical philologist, were immensely successful, and can be said to have...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2011, 4:35 am (UTC)

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Lewis Carroll

Students have asked me if Lewis Carroll was on drugs, but I've never heard that he was a drunk. Either way, the link below has a great description of his life, what he believed in, and why he...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2012, 1:02 pm (UTC)

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Lewis Carroll

To find early responses to Lewis Carroll, you will need to search the appropriate scholarly indices. For an undergraduate paper, you can rely on 20th and 21st century sources to point you to a...

Latest answer posted December 9, 2011, 12:04 am (UTC)

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