Alice In Wonderland Comparison To Industrial Age

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Alice in Wonderland Reflection Paper In the movie Alice in Wonderland there are many characters and events that take place. The events are very odd and peculiar to Alice. They are things she isn't use to seeing or hearing. If you knew about the Industrial Age you may have been making several connections to Wonderland. In the movie there were many connections such as the walrus and the carpenter story, Alice's encounter with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, and the white rabbit referring to Alice as Marianne instead of her actual name. If you have seen the movie Alice in Wonderland, you most likely remember the story about the walrus and the carpenter. The duo is trying to find oysters for a meal and the carpenter seeks for them and finds multiple oysters. After that the walrus is very laid back and tricks the oysters to come over to his place. While the walrus is doing this, the carpenter is preparing so they could have a feast that night. In the movie, the carpenter worked very hard and long to prepare the meal. In the end though, the Walrus ate the oysters after the carpenter had done all the work. The carpenter didn't receive any oysters. The characters in the story relate to the Industrial Age. The walrus represents the factory owners while the carpenter represents a factory worker. Just like in the Industrial age, the factory owner would get all the wealth or reward even though the factory worker did all of the work. While Alice is chasing the White Rabbit she runs through the forest. Two people named Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum stop her and when ever she tries to leave they wouldn't let her. Even though it seemed rude to Alice, it was the “manners” of Wonderland. This relates to the Industrial Age because when many immigrants came to America, they had many different manners from numerous countries. Many times they would rely on the Americans to

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