Questions tagged [through-the-looking-glass]

Questions about Lewis Carroll's novel 'Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There' (1871), the sequel to 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' (1865). Use this tag with the tag [lewis-carroll].

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Is there anything deeper about the comparisons between Queenie and the Red Queen in "Code Name Verity"?

There's a sequence in Code Name Verity where one of the main characters, called "Queenie" here, is compared to the Red Queen. The time period is WWII. A future version of Queenie is the one &...
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Why the Alice epigraph in the epilogue of Watership Down?

Each chapter of Watership Down bears an epigraph, a quote from some other source which is relevant to the chapter at hand. In the epilogue (and nowhere else?) there are two epigraphs, one from ...
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Why so many poems about fish in Through The Looking-Glass?

Lewis Carroll's famous flight of fantasy Through the Looking-Glass, a sequel to the even more famous Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, contains a lot of nonsense poetry, much of which relates to fish. ...
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