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Lewis Carroll Biography

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre o ...

Lewis Carroll Poems


'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

A Strange Wild Song

He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
He looked again, and found it was
A letter from his wife.

Little Birds

Little Birds are dining
Warily and well,
Hid in mossy cell:
Hid, I say, by waiters

My Fancy

I painted her a gushing thing,
With years about a score;
I little thought to find they were
A least a dozen more;

A Game Of Fives

Five little girls, of Five, Four, Three, Two, One:
Rolling on the hearthrug, full of tricks and fun.

Five rosy girls, in years from Ten to Six:

Lewis Carroll Comments

Casie Hamblin 14 May 2012

What is the literary elements in this poem and how do those elements portray the conflict between passion and responbility?

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Emerald Griffin 03 June 2006

Whee, his poems are cool! They are funny and sometimes confusing, but I always like them. Why isn't Humpty Dumpty's Song on here?

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Melynda Huskey 15 February 2010

This poem is a remix of poems by Tennyson and Wordsworth-it was a commonplace of Victorian criticism that Tennyson was Wordsworth's literary heir. Carroll includes references to We are Seven, The Intimations Ode, Lady Clara Vere de Vere, and Locksley Hall.

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Udiah Witness to YAH 15 February 2013

Family Secrets might be better left secrets. Alice's mother was one of Charles best friends. How old was Alice? Seems her mother had no problem with Charles being with her daughters. So maybe we should just leave this be.

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Angelina Holmes 06 May 2014

Such whimsical poems. I always enjoy his poetry.

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YOGESH PRASAD 20 January 2021

O my God

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YOGESH PRASAD 20 January 2021

wah wai wahh Lewis carroll you are so great you films are so wow oh my god oh my god you are so great in your poems are so great

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Manomita Ghosh 12 November 2020

He is a great poet. I like his poems veryyyyy muchhhhh.??

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shrekisdaddy 28 February 2020

wow this poem is best i love very much but i love daddy shrek mor

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imadragonmeow 01 February 2020

thank u lewis carroll

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