Charles Lutwidge Dodgson: Nonsense Writer of the 1800 s
Lewis Carroll is a well known and talked about author, whose writings have stirred up
much controversy. His work has inspired ballot, puppet shows, and even music videos.
(Vink). Lewis Carroll is an outstanding English writer because of his background, his
position in English literature, and his many works, such as his novel, “Alice’s Adventures in
“‘Lewis Carroll,’ as he was to become known, was born on January 27, 1832 (Leach 1).
He was raised on a parsonage that was located in the middle of a cornfield. The family even
raised livestock to supplement their income. Carroll was the oldest of four boys and seven
girls. He referred to his mother as “‘one of the sweetest and gentlest women that ever lived,’
and was notable for the energy with which she ran the household.” ( Carpenter and Prichard 97).
She taught all her children at home while they ...