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Transcript of Lewis Carroll
descriptive words of author. Interesting facts His Best Work Major Themes adjectives to describe Lewis Carroll. 10 works by Lewis
Carroll Continuation of his life Carroll's life Lewis Carroll's life Born January 27, 1832 Eldest son of 11 children, 3rd child born, 7 girls and 4 Boys Growth to Adulthood
Good vs. Evil bizarre
lonely `Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.
"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"
He took his vorpal sword in hand:
Long time the manxome foe he sought --
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood awhile in thought.
And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!
One, two! One, two! And through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went gaulmphing back.
"And, has thou slain the Jabberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'
He chortled in his joy.
`Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe. The story of Alice's Adventures was first told on a river trip with Alice Liddell and her sisters on July 4, 1862
Dodgson kept several diaries, but many pages of text have gone missing, obviously deliberately removed. No one knows exactly why.
His most famous book was almost titled Alice Among the Fairies or Alice’s Golden Hour.
a rumor was said that Lewis Carroll was a pedophile, due to him being fond of young prepubescent girls
his puzzling riddle "why is a raven like a writing desk?" Carroll says he never quite made an answer for. Lewis Carroll was a prodigious letter writer, sending some 2,000 responses per year. Sometimes he wrote letters backward that could only be read in a mirror
[Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass], were written for his most-loved child-friend, Alice Liddell.
Lewis Carroll wrote many works dealing with his knowledge of mathematics, but none of them were recognized of any importance in his career as an author
"Lewis Carroll bio." bio true story . A+E Television Network LLC, Web. 28 Dec. 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/lewis-carroll-9239598>.
"Poems by Lewis Carroll." Poetry Archive. Web. 29 Dec. 2012. <http://www.poetry-archive.com/c/carroll_lewis.html>. Died January 14, 1898 Bessie's Song to Her Doll
I'll Tell Thee Everything I Can
Life is but a Dream
Size and Tears
The Walrus and the Carpenter
The Looking Glass Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." Cliffs Notes . Web. 29 Dec. 2012. <http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/alice-in-wonderland.html>.
"Poems by Lewis Carroll." Poetry Cat. N.p., Web. 29 Dec. 2012. <http://www.poetrycat.com/lewis-carroll>.
"Lewis Carroll introduction." ENotes. N.p., Web. 29 Dec. 2012. <http://www.enotes.com/authors/lewis-carroll>.
"lewis carroll; FAQ." Fact or Fiction. N.p., Web. 29 Dec. 2012. <http://www.pazooter.com/carroll/forf.html>. JABBERWOCKY He was responsible for many original puzzles and new innovations, including ‘Doublets’ invented in 1879 and ‘The Game of Logic’ in 1886. "Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. " "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there. "
Carroll endured several illness during his life which actually left him deaf in one ear. shortly after arriving at Oxford Carroll's mother passed away.
1854 he gained a first in mathematical Finals - coming out at the head of the class - and proceeded to a bachelor of arts degree in December of the same year. Dodgson is also remembered as a fine photographer of children and of adults as well. Portraits of the actress Ellen Terry, the poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the poet-painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and many others have survived and have been often reproduced. he died, suddenly of violent pneumonia, in January 14 1898, leaving mystery and enigma behind him.
lived in Daresbury, England Real Name is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson "Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it. " Attended Richmond school and Yorkshire(1844-45), Rugby School(1846-50), and Christ Church ( Oxford )(May 23, 1850). At age 20, he was awarded a studentship (called a scholarship in other colleges) to Christ College. Lewis Carroll was a prodigious letter writer, sending some 2,000 responses per year. Sometimes he wrote letters backward that could only be read in a mirror. " I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then." "It takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place."