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Down the Rabbit Hole: Retellings of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

A Study in Characterization Part 5 of 5

All three retellings examined in this series are trading on the legacy of Alice that started with Lewis Carroll’s story to entertain three little girls. What came of it was a classic children’s story, but one that is confined by the conventions of children’s literature. The Queen of…




Down the Rabbit Hole explores how authors have used and manipulated Lewis Carroll’s characters, focusing on the characterization of the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter, in retellings of his classic children’s story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Elizabeth Wilks

Elizabeth Wilks

When she’s not writing at the coffee shop, cuddling with her cat, or watching bad reality television, you can find her traveling to new and familiar places.

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