Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, a story about a little girl and her adventures in a dream-like place called wonderland, has been a beloved children’s story for over one hundred years. Though viewed by many as a simple children’s tale, if it is taken into a little more depth one will find that is a brilliant satire on the English system of government. Indeed, Alice in Wonderland is a brilliant novel written by a brilliant author.
The main character of this novel is Alice. Throughout the story she has conflicts with many of the characters along with herself. Her main conflict is to return home from Wonderland and to become an adult. While she is in Wonderland she is faced with many other, not so important conflicts. Most of them are choices that may lead her to people or places that she might or might not want to meet or see.
Throughout the story there are many supporting characters that both help and hinder Alice during journey through Wonderland. The first character that Alice first comes in contact with is the White Rabbit. As a character he is always in a rush, this is made apparent throughout the story. Alice first sees him while he is on the way to Wonderland. She chooses to follow him, and she falls down a rabbit hole, thus finding the entrance to Wonderland.
The only other character that was influential in my opinion was the The Queen of Hearts. The Queen is a very bitter person. She made everyone around her extremely nervous, including Alice. Anyone that does not appease her is sure to be decapitated. She also introduces Alice to the Mock Turtle and the Gryphon.
Alice meets many other characters while in Wonderland. Most of them do not play a big role in the story. Some of this characters are as follows: Bill the lizard, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Door Mouse, the Duchess, the...