Welcome to Day 1 of the A to Z blogging challenge!
For the A to Z Challenge, I have chosen the theme of characters. On my normal blogging days, Monday – parenting, Wednesday – quotes, and Thursday – writing/publishing, I will focus on characteristics. On the other days (Tuesday, Friday and Saturday), I will write about characters from movies, TVs or books.
Today the letter is A which is for Alice from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
Alice is a wildly imaginative seven-year-old girl who falls down a rabbit hole after following the White Rabbit. She is curious, strong-willed and honest while also being a bit of show off with her knowledge. While generally courteous and well-mannered, Alice has a tendency to pert, impolite replies to the characters she meets in Wonderland where everything is illogical compared to the world she came from.
She grows more confident as the book progresses and is even bolder in the follow up story, Through the Looking Glass, which takes place six months later.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been adapted numerous time for film, TV and live performances. Most notable for me, and my introduction to Alice, was Disney’s animated version, Alice in Wonderland, which came out in 1951 (well before my time).