Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Research nineteenth-century Oxford, during the time Carroll lived. What events and traditions are typical? How did Carroll weave them into the novel?

2. Imagine that Carroll wrote the book with a small boy as the protagonist instead of Alice. How would the story change?

3. Research Carroll's life. How did he become, and stay, a prolific writer? What makes him famous? Why did he use a pen name? How did he choose it?

4. Experiment. Write a story using Carroll's fairy-tale style. Use as many believable yet unusual characters as you can. Share it with the class.

5. Carroll employs many rhymes and nonsense verses. Write your own rhyme or nonsense verse and share it with the class.

6. The King and Queen of Hearts manage the kingdom of Wonderland. Describe how their roles mirror the practices of 19th-century England and Carroll's traditional upbringing.

7. Research John Tenniel's life. What characteristics...

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