<br>Lewis Carroll's works Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There are by many people considered nonsense books for children. Of course, they are, but they are also much more. Lewis Carroll had a great talent of intertwining nonsense and logic, and therefore creating sense within nonsense. If you look past the nonsense you can find a new meaning other than the one you found completing your third grade book report. You find that the books are full of references and parallel aspects of Victorian Society such …show more content…
<br>"At this moment the King, who had been for some time busily writing in his note-book, called out "Silence!" and read out from his book, "Rule Forty-two. All persons more than a mile high to leave the court." Everybody looked at Alice.
<br>"I'm not a mile high," said Alice.
<br>"You are," said the King.
<br>"Nearly two miles high," added the Queen.
<br>"Well, I shan't go, at any rate," said Alice; "besides, that's not a regular rule: you invented it just now."
<br>"It's the oldest rule in the book," said the King.