Rx: “Curiouser and Curiouser!” My three favorite hidden meanings in Alice in Wonderland


In Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice is a pawn, and as in chess, she can only move forward but never back.
download.jpgThe Dodo is Carroll making fun of himself – he had a stammer, and when saying his real name he’d say Charles Do-do-dodgson.

download-1.jpgThe Mad Hatter is mad because at the time hats were made with mercury, which among other undesirable affects makes one act mad.

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