Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was an English author who is best remembered for his novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. His poem, ‘Jabberwocky,’ is one of the best-loved examples of nonsense verse in the English language. He was also a photographer and inventor.

A Valentine

‘A Valentine’ is an unusual poem about friendship and love affairs and how the two compare to one another. 

Jabberwocky

‘Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll is a brilliant nonsense poem. It tells the story of one person’s quest to slay the Jabberwock and the incredible creatures they meet along the way.

Life is but a Dream

‘Life is but a Dream’ by Lewis Carroll is a poem that utilizes juxtaposition and unique structure to represent the logic and illogic of the work that inspired the poem.

My Fairy

In ‘My Fairy’, the very essence of this poem is drenched in irony in that “a fairy” can be thought of as a childish creature.

My Fancy

‘My Fancy’ by Lewis Carroll is a poem where confusion and exaggeration are offered to show a distinct variation between expectation and reality.

Punctuality

‘Punctuality’ by Lewis Carroll expresses the importance of being “punctual” and showing respect enough for endeavors to treat them with promptness.

The History of Tweedledum and Tweedledee

‘Tweedledum and Tweedledee’ are two well-known, fantastical characters who also happen to be brothers. They are remembered for their ridiculous spats with one another.

The Walrus and the Carpenter

‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’ is a narrative poem by Lewis Carroll. It was included in his 1871 novel ‘Through the Looking-Glass.’

You Are Old, Father William

‘You Are Old, Father William’ by Lewis Carroll is a poem that is structured as a dialogue between a “father” and “his son”.

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