With a gift for irony, the limerick, and an understanding of children, Lewis Carroll set out to write a book of fantastic entertainment. The story has nothing didactic about it and functions solely as a comedy, making use of fantasy and the burlesque. Although written for children, it is entertaining to adults, too.
CliffsComplete combines the full original text of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with a helpful glossary and CliffsNotes-quality commentary into one volume. You will find:A unique pedagogical approach that combines the complete original text with expert commentary following each chapterA descriptive bibliography and historical background on the author, the times, and the work itselfAn improved character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the charactersSidebar glossaries