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Alice I have been

Melanie Benjamin

Alice I have been

by Melanie Benjamin

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hargreaves, Alice Pleasance Liddell, -- 1852-1934 -- Fiction,
  • Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, -- 1832-1898 -- Fiction,
  • Oxford (England) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelanie Benjamin.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.A876 A79 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073805M
    ISBN 109780385344135
    LC Control Number2009035353

    Alice I Have Been takes the known facts of Alice Liddell's life and tries to explain the mystery of why Alice and her family had absolutely no contact with Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) starting around the time she was 10 or 11 years old.   Alice I Have Been A Novel (Book): Benjamin, Melanie: "Alice Liddell Hargreaves's life has been a richly woven tapestry: As a young woman, wife, mother, and widow, she's experienced intense passion, great privilege, and greater tragedy. But as she nears her eighty-first birthday, she knows that, to the world around her, she is and will always be only "Alice.".

      Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin Book Review ***** Books Mentioned: Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benja. So yes, I do get tired; tired of pretending to be Alice in Wonderland still, always. Although it has been no easier being Alice Pleasance Hargreaves. Truly, I wonder; I have always wondered Which is the real Alice, and which the pretend? Oh dear! I'm sounding like one of Mr. Dodgson's nonsense poems now.

    3. Alice refuses to read Alice in Wonderland until she is well into her eighties. Why do you think she avoids reading the story she inspired? 4. The relationships between Alice and her sisters Ina and Edith range from rivalry to a life-long bond. What effects do these have on Alice, and what are the consequences? 5. Although Go Ask Alice has been credited to an anonymous author since its publication, and was originally promoted as the real, albeit edited, diary of a real teenage girl, over time the book has come to be regarded by researchers as a fake memoir written by Beatrice Sparks, possibly with the help of one or more : Young adult fiction.


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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of children and with the Tim Burton movie releasing in March, there will be even more interest in this story.

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Through The Looking Glass: Alice In Fact And Fiction Listen Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin is a first-person fictitious account of the Alice who inspired Lewis Carroll's, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The book is divided into three parts, each introduced by an authentic photograph of the real Alice at various stages in her life.

The first part is when she is a small girl living in Oxford, UK. But Alice’s life reached its literary apex inwhen on a summer afternoon Oxford mathematics don Charles Dodgson entertained the Liddell sisters with a tale of Alice falling down the rabbit’s hole, later to be the inaugural event in his hugely successful book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

This well-documented afternoon and the. The relationships between Alice and her sisters Ina and Edith range from rivalry to a life-long bond. What effects do these have on Alice, and what are the consequences. What part of the book speaks to you and your experiences in life.

In Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin, we see her as an irrepressible child, then a young woman who falls in love with a prince, and finally a mother and wife. Alice I Have Been is an expertly woven story of Alice Pleasance Liddell's life that spans the Victorian era to the first World War.5/5(5).

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Alice I have been. [Melanie Benjamin] -- Now in her twilight years, Alice Liddell looks back on a remarkable life. From a pampered childhood in Oxford to difficult years as a widowed mother, Alice examines how she became who she is--and how.Alice I Have Been, the girl who inspired a classic, at last tells her own extraordinary tale of life beyond the looking glass.

Looking back at the childhood mystery that took a lifetime to solve and her tumultuous love life, Alice at last discovers - and embraces - the woman she became when she outgrew Wonderland.