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English 4: Alice through the looking glass chapters 1-4
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The seven-and-a-half-year-old protagonist of the story. Her dream leads to her adventures in Looking-Glass World. She has set perceptions of the world and becomes frustrated when Looking-Glass World challenges those perceptions. She has good intentions, but has trouble befriending any of the creatures that populate Looking-Glass World.
A domineering, officious woman who brings Alice into the chess game. She is civil but unpleasant, hounding Alice about her lack of etiquette and general knowledge.
An untidy, disorderly mess of a woman. She explains the properties of Looking-Glass World, including the reversal of time and the need to believe in the impossible.
The sleeping King. Tweedledum and Tweedledee tell Alice that she is not real and exists only as part of the his dream. Wasn't lovely, tall red night cap on, with a tassel, he was lying crumpled up into a sort of untidy heap, and snoring loud.
Sends his horses and men after Humpty Dumpty after his fall. He Takes words literally and is completely helpless and is terrified of the Lion and the Unicorn.
A kind and noble companion who rescues Alice from the Red Knight and leads her to the final square. Is old with shaggy hair, pale blue eyes, and a gentle face. He is an eccentric who has invented many bizarre contraptions.
A contemptuous, egg-like man based on the nursery rhyme character. Sits on a wall and treats Alice rudely. He explains the meaning of "Jabberwocky" to Alice but changes the meanings of words.
A pair of identical little fat men dresses as schoolboys. They get along and finish each other's thoughts, but fight each other over a broken rattle. Pale but brave,
Tweedledee and Tweedledum
A mythical beast that resembles a hoarse with a long horn, battles the lion, believes Alice to be a monster and tells Alice that he will believe her if she agrees to believe in him.
Battles with the unicorn in the town, his actions imitate Alice's nursery rhyme about him and the unicorn.
The White Kings messengers, haigha is the March hare and hatta is the mad hatter. Their madness is under control.
Haigha and Hatta
An old shopkeeper, is cranky and rude to Alice, the White Queen transforms into this animal.
Alice's companion through on the train and in the woods. Grows from a normal insect size to become as a large as a chicken. He points out potential puns and wordplay to Alice and always seems to be sad.
Alice's companion through her travels through the woods, where she forgets the names of things. Is beautiful, but runs away when it realizes that Alice is human and might pose a threat.
A Knight who attempted to capture Alice, is captured by the White Knight.
The Red Knight
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