"Down, down, down" falls Alice through the Rabbit hole, leaving far above her the real world, and so, starts her nonsensical underground adventure. Through her conversations with the strange creatures, and the queer situations that she faces, she hopelessly searches for order, rule, and reason. However, Alice fails and surrenders to the unexplainable actions of these creatures. Unlike Alice, readers who know about Lewis Carroll's life- the creator of this chaotic world- are able to explain, and understand a lot of the aspects that he included in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In his essay, Richard Jenkyns expresses his believes that, the story reflects Lewis's fundamental life-events. Enough to say that, Lewis wrote this book to satisfy his special 'child-friend's' request. Alice Reddle asked him to write a book for her in whom she would be the heroine. For this reason, Lewis presented Alice in a unique way. He gave her a perfect and good mannered personality, and made her the agent through whom he achieved his own dreams. During Lewis's life, (1832-1898) Victorians experienced tremendous changes in different fields, and they were introduced to new revolutionary inventions. England stood on a more solid ground, and become economically very powerful (Rackin 4). The Industrial Revolution mechanized all manual jobs known at the time, easing and accelerating economic production. To add to its power, England established railways for the first time in human history. Distances between cities became shorter, and trade expanded. However, such rapid progress seemed a puzzling matter for the " pragmatic reasonableness" (Rackin 36) of the bourgeoisie society. Some of them, including Lewis himself, showed their worries about such development. Lewis, who was a worrying personality by nature, felt very uncomfortable towards the sudden rapid rhythm of life. David Huxley says in his book that " Carroll always wore gloves, as he believed that this was a hygienic habit" (77). Lewis's worries reached his social standing, he felt threatened by the tremendous economic changes: he was afraid of role alteration in life (Hudson 21). Lewis believed that, at any time people of a lower class than him might shift to a higher class then his, resulting the loss of his prestigious social position. It is surprising to mention that Lewis's religious background cont... ... middle of paper ... ...fe time specialization; mathematics. In her attempts to solve the puzzle of the changes that she feels about her self, Alice fails to multiply the simplest numbers correctly. She says, counting on her fingers "let's see, five times two is eleven, and five times seven is fourteen". Lewis also violates the hierarchy positions of the real world by altering the social roles. For example, in the fifth chapter, the White Rabbit treats Alice like a servant. With shrill, he orders her to go fetch him the gloves in his house. To prove to the chaotic feature of such dream, Alice obeys the Rabbit, and swiftly goes to the house fetching for the gloves. Such attack on commonsense came to prove that one short experience in life could have an endless influence throughout generations. Lewis Carroll's friendship with Alice Liddle that is summarized in the story exemplifies this point. Wonderland's creator had known Alice for "3 years" (Hudson 12) only, however his love to her remained enjoyable to thousands, may be millions of children after his death. Alice's unique personality that teaches children many aspects about life would not have been there unless Lewis appreciated Alice that much.
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The inventive world of Wonderland and Alice’s journey in to her own imagination is more then merely a children s story. Looking deep at the symbols and structure of the story one can see that it becomes more complex and abstract as Alice gets deeper and deeper in her journey in Wonderland. Lewis Carol wrote the book in 1876 and Disney produced its own animated version of Alice in Wonderland no more then twenty years ago. The Disney production aimed at a younger audience, shows Wonderland as a very colorful and vibrant place, full of flowers, trees and a majestic garden of wonder and glory. Although Disney is successful at doing that, it fails in showing the hidden aspects of the story, the aspects of the novel that need to be dug into to comprehend. This is most likely because it was made a younger audience.
In the opening scene, Alice desires something beyond orthodox. This is showed by her lack of interest in her studies and longing for a world in which everything would be “nonsense.” She is a curious child. Deborah Ross argues that Alice expresses the usual idealistic desires: “to escape boredom (with lessons), to satisfy curiosity (about the white rabbit), and above all, to exert power” (Ross 57). However Alice does not know exerting power is difficult when the world is consumed of “nonsense”. Thus she has different qualities that contributes to her vague identity. She believes life would be different in her world. Also Disney strives to reveal Alice’s incentive of Wonderland by introducing pictorial wonders such as singing flowers and surrealistic insect, making it seem as a dream. The movie progresses in the same route as Lewis Carroll’s book by focusing on her immature thinking of Wonderland.
Alice in Wonderland is Carroll’s most popular and successful writing by far. Alice is a girl who falls into a rabbit hole, and wonderland is where she ends up, in the simplest form. The story begins as Alice is reading with her sister, when Alice becomes bored, she begins to fall asleep. Alice sees a white rabbit wearing a waistcoat, talking to himself, and carrying a pocket watch, this strikes her curiosity and she follows him into a rabbit-hole. Alice fell down the
Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland tells the story of a child named Alice who is trying to find her place in this confusing world. Children have a hard time fitting into a world that revolves around adults. Throughout Alice’s adventure in wonderland she embarks on a journey of growing up. Wonderland is a very different place than young Alice is used to. However, she begins to understand the different characters she meets along the way. Towards the end of her journey Alice’s thinking has matured and she could no longer stay in that world because of her changed mentality. Alice wakes up back in the real world more grown up than before. Overall, Alice’s story is that of a young girl transitioning from childhood into adulthood.
Lewis Carroll, world renowned author, known most for his tale of literary nonsense published almost a century and a half ago, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Several conditions of Carroll’s life molded and shaped his writing. Evidence from Carroll’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland ,one can conclude that Carroll has engraved moments from his life, people around him ,as well as his beliefs and love of logic into his story, considering these are the things that Alice Liddell would recognize.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story that has been loved and read by different age groups. Lewis Carroll wrote the book in such a way that the reader, young or old, could be trapped into Alice’s world of adventure. The illustrations by John Tenniel help portray the story beautifully. Tenniel put pictures to Carroll’s thoughts exactly. When a student reads Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for the first time, it is always great if he or she could be introduced to his illustrations. However, it is a good idea for teachers to bring in different portals of Alice to help show how other people may view this little girl’s world. In addition, it will show that even though Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been written many years ago, people are still relating to Alice’s character. Overall, it is amazing to see how many different illustrators have portrayed Alice in a totally new and modern way, such Greg Hildebrandt. I decided to use Greg Hildebrandt’s illustrations to assist me in teaching about Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland because he portrays Alice as a much older looking girl. I believe this will help students understand how Alice’s character seemed older than seven years of age. He also depicts some of the characters as more humanlike than cartoon. I believe this will help students picture themselves into Alice’s world. In addition, Hildebrandt helps portray the bizarre story line that many people have come to love.
Many people know the culture-shaped story of Alice falling down the rabbit hole, into a dream-like adventure that has impacted the world. But not many people know about the real mystery, how it was created and how the world reacted to it. That is the actual magic, how the book that was shaped by 1800s English culture, affected the rest of the world’s culture from that point on. Dodgson’s work of art paints a picture of the childish outlook that was looked down upon during the Victorian period.
Lewis Carroll demonstrates paradoxes within Alice and Wonderland as Alice is tossed within an entirely different world. Yet one of the greatest paradoxes is the transformation of Alice over the course of the novel as well as the transformation of the duchess. Alice begins as an ignorant child; she has difficulties in morphing to the logic and needs of Wonder...
However to make a brand “luxury” your audience must feel the brand, go on a historic journey to their roots and in the end make you want to buy their product, as Chip Compton states (brittonmdg, 2014) “Luxury is, well, a luxury. You like it, but you don’t need it!” a luxury brand has to give you this sense of amazement to enforce the idea that what your spending on is the best of the best, this is not only done verbally through the shop assistants influence but its also don’t visually through the interior design, the logo, color pallet and even the packaging. It’s the extra mile the brand goes to make you as a client of theirs to feel special and unique to them. The branding has to be powerful enough for you to feel something; each brand does not follow trends. They set trends, the set their own fashion and do their own vision of what fashion is today. As Dr. Dan Herman states (the manager, 2015) “ “the dream is not to own a crown. It is to be a king” Gian Luigi Longinotti Buitoni ”, enforcing the fact that a well presented brand will set off emotional connections with you and the product. I think this is all down to the brand image, and how the brand is represented through different media. Take look-books for example, the style of photography will be different from brand to brand, it will have the slight hint of modern techniques and maybe trends but most of all the essence of the brand and its heritage. Even the printing can set it apart from non luxury brands, the smell of the paper and feeling each paper’s attributes sets off different thoughts as to what each look which is presented to you on the page and what it means to you as an
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When Alice enters Wonderland, everything she knows (or rather she thinks she knows) is completely turned upside down. As a result, when Alice is first confronted with the nonsensical ways of this dream world, she loses her sense of identity as she continually asks herself, “Who in the world am I?” (18). However, in confronting and challenging the adults in Wonderland she is
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