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...ns, it is close enough. It is in this way that Alice’s reason is working to highlight the success of Wonderland’s logic.
By recognizing that Alice’s madness steams from reasoning, one begins to see the Adventures of Alice in Wonderland as a critique on the applicability of reason. As Alice is stuck trying to figure out “who in the world am I” as she sits trapped in the hall failing to find or even search for a way out of her predicament, the audience too is questioned for worrying about such things when so much needs to get done (Carroll 18). Seeing this throughout the novel, the audience becomes aware of how paralyzing this need to reason out concepts and actions far beyond one’s self. In stark contrast, Wonderland’s logic seems more like reasonable, practical thought. In the end, Carroll is twisting our view of reasoning to show us how unreasonable it is.
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