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Lewis Carroll

This category is for questions about the British author, poet, photographer, mathematician, and logician, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, and he is probably best known for the Alice in Wonderland book.
Lewis Carrol, the Victorian, writer, children's book writer, screen writer, artist, chess player, mathematician, poet, author and photographer, wrote these poems: The Jabberwocky, The Hunting Of Th Snark and Sylivie and Bruno. Those are only three of his poems, go on Wikipedia the free encyclopedia...
There were always hidden facets in his stories, and i admit I have  never heard of this one
Possibly, it is widely thought that is why he wrote some of his  "strange" poetry. But i am not sure that it has been proved
Lewis Carroll died on January 14, 1898 at the age of 65.
No, he never married
Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are probably Lewis Carroll's most famous poems. There are also quite a few other poems in the Alice books and a much larger number besides. If you do a search you will find at least ninety. (see related questions, below)
Other than his stammer, there doesn't seem to have been anything particularly wrong with Lewis Carroll. There is a theory that he may have been epileptic, but this is unproven. Contrary to what some may suggest, he definitely wasn't a cocaine addict, and had no known history of drug use.
coz he wanted to be a writer* * * * *Actually, Lewis Carroll was a mathematician and logician at Christ Church [College], Oxford University. He befriended Henry Liddle, a Dean at Christ Church and became a close friend of the Liddle family. It is believed that Carroll made up the Alice story for one...
He is famous for Writing Book as Specially Alice and Wonder land
Lewis Carroll didn't go to primary school. He was educated at home until he was twelve years old.
Alice wishes she could shut up like a telescope in the first chapter of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland which is called Down the Rabbit-Hole. She has found the little door that leads to the beautiful garden and wants to go there, but is too large to get through the door, so she wishes she could...
Lewis Carroll studied mathematics at Oxford University.
Lewis Carroll taught Mathematics at Christ Curch College, Oxford under his real name, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
Lewis Carroll died of pneumonia on January 14, 1898 after suffering a bout of influenza. He was 65 years old, two weeks from his 66th birthday. He died at his sister's home in Guildford England. Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles Dodgson, who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
No, but it is said that he was very shy.
Lewis Carroll, whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, studied Mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford University.
Lewis Carroll invented many words for his poem Jabberwocky. They are: JabberwockyBrilligTovesWabeBorogovesOutgrabeJabberwockJubjubFrumiousBandersnatchVorpalManxomeUffishSnicker-snackGalumphingFrabjousCalloohCallayChortled For some of the other words in the poem, it isn't clear whether Carroll...
No, he wasn't. Alice in Wonderland was influenced by numerous things. One was a girl named Alice Liddell, who was the daughter of one of Lewis' acquaintances. Lewis told her stories and had a relationship which to this day is still question. He made up Alice in Wonderland to entertain Alice and her...
Lewis Carroll wrote the poem Jabberwocky. It first appeared in the book Through the Looking Glass, which is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It tells the story of how a boy slays a monster which is called the Jabberwock (see related link below.)
  The first camera he bought was a wet-plate camera in 1856.
This list comes from PoemHunter.com and may or may not be complete. Follow the Related Link below to see the original list.1 A Boat beneath a Sunny Sky2 A Game of Fives3 A Nursery Darling4 A Sea Dirge5 A Strange Wild Song6 A Valentine7 Acrostic8 All In The Golden Afternoon9 Another Acrostic ( In the...
lewis carroll taught maths at Oxford Uni, in England. xoxo hope this helped
Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832 and died on January 14, 1898 at the age of sixty-five.If he were still alive, he would be one hundred and seventy-eight years old.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was never banned during Lewis Carroll's lifetime, and was very popular and successful.It has been claimed that it was banned in China in the 1930s, but evidence to support this claim is scarce.
Lewis Carroll was British and lived in England his whole life, so the American Civil War didn't have much impact on him. When the war started in 1861, Carroll was a lecturer in mathematics at Oxford University and was friends with the college Dean and his family, the Liddells. In 1862 he went on a...
Lewis Carroll mostly took portraits. His favourite subject was famous people and he became quite well known for his portraiture. He photographed Ellen Terry, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson amongst others. He also liked to take photographs of children, particularly girls. During...
Yes, Lewis Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.   His real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and his pen name 'Lewis Carroll' was derived from the Anglicized version of his Latinized name.
Lewis Carroll was the third of eleven children, and the oldest boy.
Because he really liked her. He liked young girls, but especially her (you could say he was a pedophile, but that does not mean that he ever did something to her. just in the true meaning of the word: pais = kid and filia = friendship/love.) Second, she asked him to write the story down.
Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832 and died on January 14, 1898. Lewis Carroll would have been 65 years old at the time of death or 183 years old today.
He was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England.His family moved several times but he ended up entering Christ Church College at Oxford University and stayed there working, studying, writing, and living for the rest of his lifeLOL WOOT
Carroll presented Alice Liddell with the first, handwritten version of the story on November 26, 1864. It was called Alice's Adventures Under Ground.
Lewis Carroll was born in Daresbury, Cheshire, England.
the poem is very humorous and is a parody. it shows that the youth is arrogant.
No, Lewis Carroll was completely sane. He was a highly intelligent man who held a repectable and responsible job for his whole adult life. He was never diagnosed with any form of mental illness and his extensive diaries give no indication that he ever suffered from one.
Because he likes to confuse people. :// Aha ^_^ but don't take my word for it
Lewis Carroll wrote a letter saying that he had some ideas for a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1866. Through the Looking Glass was published in 1871.
Let's pretend the glass has got all soft like gauze, so that we can get through. Why, it's turning into a sort of mist now, I declare! She was up on the chimney-piece while she said this, though she hardly knew how she had got there. And certainly the glass was beginning to melt away, just like a...
Lewis Carroll was born on January 27, 1832.
Lewis Carroll was an enthusiastic and respected amateur in the field of photography.Apart from writing, his actual job was as a lecturer in mathematics at Oxford University.
Although the traditional colours of chess pieces are either white or black, other colours can be used so long as they contrast. Some chess sets have red pieces instead of black (I've played a few games with red pieces)
There is no record of how Carroll invented the word 'chortle' but, according to Martin Gardner, the Oxford English Dictionary defines it as a combination of 'chuckle' and 'snort'.
Lewis Carroll's best friend is John Liddell.
Because he had a very crazy/creative mind.
Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898), a lecturer in mathematics at Oxford University and a church deacon who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking Glass (1871). Originally conceived as nursery tales...
no clue wat the awnser is but my skool is evil for making look it up
John Lennon, the Beatles song I Am The Walrus was based upon the poem the Walrus and The Carpenter
He started the story to entertain some children he knew. Because they loved his stories he wrote them down.
Never. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson did not change his name to Lewis Carroll, he simply used it as a pen name for his poetry and works of fiction. He first used Lewis Carroll as a pseudonym in March 1856. Dodgson was a serious academic and mathematician and logician. He was afraid that the trivial...
It is the first book of two. The second "Through the Looking Glass" is often bound in the same volume.
How Doth the Little Crocodile was written as a parody of Against Idleness and Mischief by Isaac Watts. How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower! How skillfully she builds her cell! How neat she spreads the wax! And labours...
Lewis Carroll caught a pneumonia which turned out to be severe influenza, and died on 14 January 1898. His body is buried in Guildford at the Mount Cemetery
Lewis Caroll died in 1898. Unless he can write as a ghost, the answer to your question is "no".
    In Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," there is a quite popular riddle given during the Mad Tea Party scene.     The Mad Hatter asks Alice, "Why is a raven like a writing desk?"   Quite a while later, he asks Alice, "Have you guessed the riddle yet?" to which she...
Lewis Carroll wasn't born in a hospital, he was born at home in the parsonage of All Saints Church, Newton-By-Daresbury, Cheshire, England.His father was the minister of the church.
Theophilus Carter was an eccentric furniture dealer in Oxford where Lewis Carroll was living when he wrote Alice in Wonderland. Carter was known for his extraordinary inventions, such as an alarm-clock bed which tipped its occupant onto the floor to waken them. He was also known for his habit of...
No, Lewis Carroll was a Christian and a deacon in the Anglican church.
Lewis Carroll was friends with a little girl named Alice Liddell. She was the daughter of the dean of the college where Carroll worked. He originally made up the story to entertain Alice and her sisters and he gave the lead character Alice's name.
Being more renowned for his literature than for his academic works.
Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) often told stories to Henry Liddell's three daughters. One of them was named Alice. Dodgson took the three girls on a picnic and told them a fairy-tale of Alice's Adventures Underground. The story was based on a previous picnic they'd had where it had rained. This...
It's impossible to be certain of such a thing, but what we can say is the image of his paedophilia that has been prevalent for so long as largely based on misunderstanding and imagination. It is reported that Lewis Carroll did enjoy the company of children, but according to how the stories went...
Charles Dodgson (Carroll's real name) taught Mathematics at Christ Church College, Oxford University.  It is unusual in that it is a college and a church combined.  From their website:  "Christ Church is a unique institution, one of the largest colleges in the University of Oxford and at the same...
Charles Dodgson, which is Lewis Carroll's real name, published his first book in 1860. It was a maths book, designed to aid struggling students. The first book he wrote under the name of Lewis Carroll was Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, which was published in 1865.
-First time when he saw the Liddells in the train -Again,on a photo sessions (taking picture of the kids)-Also, through a cousin name Harry
Jaberwocky is a nonsense poem set in a nonsense land, but Lewis Carroll suggests it is set on the same island as his later nonsense epic, The Hunting of the Snark. The most we find out about this island is that the view from the beach "consists of chasms and crags". This island is also inhabited by...
His name has come up on suspect lists for the JTR crimes. But he was never a suspect according to Scotland Yard. Along with hundreds of others, who through the years have been named as possible suspects only because they were in London at the approximate time of the killings. The vast majority of...
Yes. It appears in Chapter Two of Carroll's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. (see related link, below) It was written as a parody of Against Idleness and Mischief by Isaac Watts How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower!...
"Grin like a Cheshire cat" was a well known phrase in Victorian England, and there are several examples of its use prior to Alice being written, so Carroll must have taken the name from there - perhaps because of his place of birth: Daresbury, Cheshire, England. The origin of the term is unknown.  ...
Lewis Carroll died on January 14, 1898 at the age of 65.
According to Wikipedia, the pseudonym Lewis Carrol, was a play on Charles Lutwidge Dodgson's real name. Ludovicus was the Latin for Lutwidge, & Lewis was the anglicised version of Ludovicus. The name Charles comes from the Latin name Carolus. Carroll is an Irish surname similar to the Latin...
i believe the theme is that things ar enot always as they seem and that wisdom comes with age; the older dysters did not leave the oyster bed only the youngsters
Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell weren't related. Alice's father, Henry was the dean at the college where Carroll taught. Carroll was friends with the Liddell family.
Lewis Carroll first told the story of Alice to Alice Liddell and her sisters Lorina and Edith on a boating trip they went on with Carroll's friend Robinson Duckworth.
He died in January 14,1898 and he died of influenza.
As far as I know, there is repetition and rhyming. Correct me if I am wrong.
Writers are creative people, he created the Walrus and the carpenter from his imagination.
beacause he needed money
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Yes, and that just happens to be what I am studying right now in school. It was known that they were all famous at the time of Lewis Carroll. Queen Victoria even ordered some of his books and when they arrived, they were all math books because Lewis Carroll was a shy math professor. Go on to...
yes, he was a negro hater
According to Martin Gardner's Annotated Alice, Alice's encounter with the talking flowers is a parody of the poem Maud by Alfred Lord Tennyson. There has fallen a splendid tear From the passion-flower at the gate. She is coming, my dove, my dear; She is coming, my life, my fate; The red rose...
Both of Lewis Carroll's Alice books include allusion to and parody of pre-existing works. Satirising Alfred Tennyson's Maud is consistent with Carroll's delight in disrupting or inverting the meanings and morals of more earnest, worthy literature. But it is also possible that in this instance...