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...and, but also suggests that the ordering principles that rule Alice’s world are just as arbitrary. The Mad Hatter’s answerless riddle confirms Wonderland’s unusual reason of order. “Only in Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland was Carroll able to fall all the way through the rabbit-hole to the point where the top and bottom become one, bats and cats melt into each other, and the vessel of innocence and purity is also the source of inescapable corruption” (Bloom 39).
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