An Analysis Of Alice's Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

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For well over a century, scholars have been striving to find new and compelling interpretations in the so-called nonsense of the book "Alice 's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. Some of these attempts have shaped new ways in which people analysed the seemingly innocent children 's book.
Numerous deductions revolving around one of the crucial incidents of the book, namely "Alice falling down the rabbit-hole", have been made. In majority of the situations, negative interpretations dominate the positive ones. "Falling down the rabbit-hole" has many theories dedicated to it, a few popular ones are "fall of a person into a delusional state", "sinking into the unknown" and a "psychedelic experience". Trying to breathe life into an old classic
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It is quite evident that all the metaphorical uses of the lines from the novel seem to be largely focused towards the negative aspects of everything. An excellent example of this can be the "raven and the writing-desk" puzzle. When the Hatter asks Alice "Why is a raven like a writing-desk?", he claims that Alice might as well say " 'I see what I eat ' is the same thing as 'I eat what I see '" and therefore a solution has been put forward that states "A raven eats worms; a writing-table is worm-eaten". This ideology shows us life feeding upon life, the endless cycle of prey and predators - a gruesome reality of life 's morality and death.
Another popular example of metaphors in "Alice 's Adventures in Wonderland" is falling down the rabbit-hole being compared to a state of delusion, descent of a person into the unknown territories of pandemonium and insanity and an absolute psychological breakdown.
Even the flowers, that depict the beauty of nature, are portrayed in a controversial imagery and symbolize the conflict between the House of York and the House of Lancaster. When a white rose tree is accidently planted in the garden of The Queen of Hearts, who despises white roses, three living cards are seen painting the roses red by Alice. The red roses represent the House of Lancaster and the white roses represent the House of York. Thus, even in such a comical situation in the novel, we find war and
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