In Frank Beddor´s Looking Glass Wars, it is pretty much a twist of Alice in Wonderland, but not as crazy or goofy. Beddor changes it around so Alyss is princess in the magical land when her evil aunt, Redd attacks, forcing her to leave Heart Palace and all of her childhood behind. Her and the Wonderlanders have to persevere through the hardships of Redd and her army, The Cut. The Wonderlanders and Alyss stand up to Redd believing Black Imagination will be overrun by White Imagination. One of the several themes in the book is perseverance, and it is shown throughout the book through Dodge, Hatter, and Alyss.
In The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor, the story Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland gets told from a different perspective. Beddor takes Alice’s story and shakes it up a little bit. This time, Alyss is the princess and soon-to-be Queen of Wonderland. But she has to take a sharp curve when her evil Aunt Redd takes over their queendom.
Alyss The Youngster In Wonderland 1 out of 1 people fear for their life at night. Ever since the princess escaped to the real world, people have been fighting, only to lose hope. When Redd attacked the castle Alyss had no choice but to flee with Hatter into our world, Earth In The Looking Glass Wars, Beddor uses imagery and details to reveal, portray and explore how Alyss changes in the novel
THEME OF ISOLATION AND SEARCH FOR SELF IDENTITY The main plan of the story Alice in Wonderland is that the seek for self-identity and for one 's purpose within the world. We know, from the start of the story, that there 's a niche between Alice and her sister in terms archaic and interests. We are able to infer from the story that Alice has no peers, which she is in a very pre-adolescent stage with a special intuition that separates her from the others. Concisely, Alice in Wonderland is that the symbolic journey of a fille through a world that she is commencing to analyze and see otherwise.
In Frank Beddor’s The Looking Glass Wars the story of Alice in Wonderland was taken to a completely different level. The story is switched around and now Alyss was born in the beautiful queendom of Wonderland and is forced to live in the busy country of England. Alyss is brought back to Wonderland, determined, ready to take back her throne. Beddor uses varieties of themes during The Looking Glass Wars that give the book a whole nother side of the story.
Alyss states, “in a carriage you hurry past these treasures without noticing them.” (Beddor,169). Alyss hasn't completely given up on her past life. She still remembers what life was like so she hasn't completely forgot about wonderland. Alyss is seen as independent during the end of chapter 26.
In the Victorian age, children’s condition was a problem. treated as miniature adults, they were often required to work, were severely chastised, or were ignored. Exactly in that period Charles Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carrol wrote “Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland”, a novel that tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world. It is first of all a children’s book as it has a child protagonist; however it appeals to adult readers with its advanced logical reasoning, witty puns and trenchant satire of Victorian society. So we can consider it as a drastic reaction against the impassive didacticism of British upbringing.
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, more commonly known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1862. Carroll never meant to write a book; initially it was a short tale meant to entertain the three daughters of a close friend of Carroll. Three years later, in 1865, the book was published. Since then it has never been out of print, remaining an acclaimed work of fiction, read by children and adults everywhere. Six years after the first book’s release the follow up Carroll released a follow up, “Through the Looking-Glass”.
Have you ever thought of what life would be like without guidance? In the book, The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor, Alyss is forced into this situation. This all stems from her aunt’s hunger for power as this is why her parents, the king and queen, are killed by Alyss’ aunt and why their heir, Alyss, is on the run. Led by her chief bodyguard, Hatter, she is thrown into a strange universe, but as they are transported through the pool, Hatter and Alyss are separated. The challenges that Alyss faces in The Looking Glass Wars are that nobody is there to guide her, her malicious aunt wants to kill her, and she is told she failed the maze.
In this world, there’s learning things the hard way and the easy way; in Jeannette Wall’s world, there’s only learning things the hard way. The Glass Castle is an adventurous story that reveals the painfully miserable story of Jeannette Walls. A selfish mother, a careless father, and terrible social encounters- these are some of the elements of a harsh reality Rex and Rose Mary Walls failed to shield their children from.
From the excerpt “Father”, it reveals “ I’m positive my father never understood why I wrote.” , and as a result, Alice and her father never got an opportunity to connect with each
‘Now go tell him that! Tell him I’m talking ’bout killing him!(167)’” When she says this, she seems to not care about being a slave and wants her voice to be heard by Rufus and for him to know she isn’t a toy for him. At times she may mask these opinions to survive, but they are always there towards Rufus. Throughout the book Alice speaks her mind and goes against slave norms to find her path away from Rufus and the
Around the middle end of the book Redd is proclaiming to people “‘Loyal subjects, there is a pretender to the throne in our midst. She calls herself Alyss Heart. ’”(229)This shows the strong hate that Redd has for Alyss and is trying to build an army against Alyss. Later on in the book the good are having a conference and saying “‘My bishops and I are prepared to risk everything for the good of the queendom,’ said the knight. ‘We will find Wonderlanders to fight with us against Redd, you can rest assured.’”
“Life’s too short to care about what other people think” (Jeannette Walls). It is good to not care what other people think, so stay true in life and live it to the fullest. The book, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, is a memoir that tells the story of Jeannette’s difficult family and her poor living conditions, that cause life to be difficult for her. She struggles to move past all the hardships in life and she learns how to overcome the majority of them, so she can develop into her own person. Even though her family can be a little peculiar, they possess a strong bond with each other and they always seek to help one another out. Although Jeannette’s childhood is difficult, she overcomes poverty through her skills of being hardworking and