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Lewis Carroll

(27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898 / Cheshire)

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  • Angelina Holmes (5/6/2014 8:41:00 PM)

    Such whimsical poems. I always enjoy his poetry.

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  • Udiah Witness to YAH (2/15/2013 9:55:00 AM)

    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.

  • Casie Hamblin (5/14/2012 1:05:00 PM)

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

  • Melynda Huskey (2/15/2010 2:06:00 PM)

    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.

  • Emerald Griffin (6/3/2006 4:12:00 AM)

    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?

Four Riddles

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There was an ancient City, stricken down
With a strange frenzy, and for many a day
They paced from morn to eve the crowded town,
And danced the night away.

I asked the cause: the aged man grew sad:
They pointed to a building gray and tall,

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