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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Enriched Classics)by Lewis Carroll
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Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass have captured the imaginations of readers since their publications. After Alice follows the frantically delayed White Rabbit down a hole, her adventures in the magical world of Wonderland begin. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, she meets a variety of wonderful creatures, including Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts—who, with the help of her enchanted deck of playing cards, tricks Alice into playing a bizarre game of croquet. Her adventures continue in Through the Looking-Glass, which is loosely based on a game of chess and includes Carroll’s famous poem “Jabberwocky.”
Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research.
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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP
In these beloved works by Lewis Carroll, a young girl named Alice finds fantastical adventures down a rabbit hole and through a mirror, encountering a variety of wonderfully eccentric creatures. Strikingly unique for their time, Carroll’s enchanting stories not only incite our imaginations, but also deliver a brilliant parody of Victorian children’s literature.
THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
• A chronology of the author’s life and work
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book’s historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader’s own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader’s experience
Simon & Schuster Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world’s finest books to their full potential.
A fresh, practical approach to two of Lewis Carroll's most beloved works, which chronicle the magical, captivating adventures of Alice of Wonderland.
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