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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

The Mad Hatter (a hat-maker), the March Hare (a large rabbit) and the sleeping Dormouse (a golden-colored mouse) are sharing tea at a large table when Alice comes upon them. Though plenty of places are laid at the table, they tell her there's no room for her. She sits down regardless and is offered some wine, which turns out to be nonexistent. The Hatter asks her a riddle, "Why is a raven like a writing desk?" and this sets the tone for the whole conversation, which continues mostly in riddles, inverted sentences, and logical puzzles. When Alice says she means what she says, and then adds that she says what she means, for example, the creatures attack her logic. "I see what I eat" is not the same as "I eat what I see," points out the Hare, who is concerned...

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