Where Do You Think The Suspense-Where Is Alice Going?

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Important descriptive words: very tired, white rabbit, a watch from his waistcoat pocket, burning with curiosity, "never once considering how in the world she was to get out again", "found herself falling"
Alice, bored and glum -5
Oh, what an odd sight she sees! -7
A rabbit runs past -5
With a gold watch in his grasp -7
Shall she follow him? -5
Oh, what a bad idea! -7
Down, down, down she falls! -5
1. What is the genre of this selection?
The genre is fiction, but also children's literature. You can also label it as fantasy, too.
2. What is the exposition of the story? What is the rising action or actions in this story? What is the climax of this selection? What is the falling action in the story? What is the denouement …show more content…

What is the setting of the work? Is there more than one?
The setting of this work is in Wonderland, which exists inside of Alice's dream.
6. Why has the author chosen to emphasize certain details of the setting?
I think the author chose to do this so that we, the readers, would feel the suspense - where is Alice going? What is at the end of this long fall? The fact that the fall seems entirely too slow for an actual fall makes us feel a little uneasy and confused, which makes us want to continue reading to find out what comes next.
7. What mood is created by details of the setting? (gloomy, tense, cheerful, etc.)? Explain your answer and use examples from the text to support your response. Your response should be a minimum of 5-7 sentences.
For me, I think the mood is tense and suspenseful. We don't know what's really happening, and neither does poor Alice. Instead, we just have to wait to see. The author uses words that evoke images so that we may "see" what Alice sees:
1.) Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her, and to wonder what was going to happen next. First, she tried to look down and make out what she was coming to, but it was too dark to see

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