Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

By Lewis Carroll

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The Lory assumes that because he is older than Alice is, he has more knowledge. Alice disagrees, especially because the Lory does not reveal his age. The implication that age inherently transports wisdom or knowledge is an appeal for authority that does not necessarily exist. Whether or not the Lory or Alice is older is inconsequential in the long run, because age does not automatically impart experience or intelligence. The Mouse takes command of the situation, demanding that everyone sit down.

Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); “now I’m opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! ” (for when she looked down at her feet, they seemed to be almost out of sight, they were getting so far off ). “Oh, my poor little feet, I wonder who will put on your shoes and stockings for you now, dears? I’m sure I shan’t be able! I shall be a great deal too far off to trouble myself about you: you must manage the best way you can — but I must be kind to them,” thought Alice, “or perhaps they won’t walk the way I want to go!

F 3/29/01 2:56 PM Page 43 CliffsComplete Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland of comfits, (luckily the salt water had not got into it), and handed them round as prizes. There was exactly one a-piece all round. “But she must have a prize herself, you know,” said the Mouse. “Of course,” the Dodo replied very gravely. ” he went on, turning to Alice. “Only a thimble,” said Alice sadly. “Hand it over here,” said the Dodo. Then they all crowded round her once more, while the Dodo solemnly presented the thimble, saying “We beg your acceptance of this elegant thimble”; and, when it had finished this short speech, they all cheered.

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