Alice's Adventures in Wonderland | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Grace Slick

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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Critical Essay by Grace Slick

SOURCE: "White Rabbit," by Grace Slick, in The Poetry of Rock, edited by Richard Goldstein, Bantam Books, 1969, p. 113.

Slick was a cofounder and lead singer of the San Francisco-based rock band Jefferson Airplane (later Jefferson Starship, then Starship). Her 1966 song "White Rabbit, " reprinted below, celebrates the Alice books of Carroll and the psychedelic drug culture of the 1960s.

White Rabbit

One pill makes you larger 
  And one pill makes you small.
And the ones that mother gives you
Don't do anything at all.
Go ask Alice
When she's ten feet tall.
And if you go chasing rabbits 
And you know you're going to fall.
Tell 'em a hookah-smoking caterpillar
Has given you the call.
Call Alice
When she was...

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