“Alice was not surprised”:(Un)Surprises in Lewis Carroll’s Alice-Books

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URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-37108
Dokumentart: Article
Date: 2005
Source: Connotations ; 01401,001
Language: English
Faculty: 5 Philosophische Fakultät
Department: Anglistik, Amerikanistik
DDC Classifikation: 820 - English and Old English literatures
Keywords: Englisch , Literatur , Carroll, Lewis , Carroll, Lewis / Alice's adventures in wonderland , Carroll, Lewis / Through the looking-glass and what Alice
Other Keywords: Alice im Wunderland , Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll , Surprise , Alice , Connotations , Critical Debate
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The article deals with the fact that Alice, in Lewis Carroll's _Alice_ books, is often said to not be surprised although - to the reader - things happen to her which she should have been surprosed about.

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