Six impossible things before breakfast.

A library science student's perspective on life, the universe, and everything.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Belated P.S.

I meant to add to that last post, that I've always thought Alice looks rather livid in Tenniel's picture of the Mad Hatter's tea party. It certainly wouldn't be the only time that she responds with frustration or anger when the structure of the world of Wonderland doesn't match her pre-existing knowledge-base about the fabric of "reality." (And--unfortunately--that seems to be a pretty accurate representation of humanity in unfamiliar or uncomfortable situations.) Or perhaps the tea party goers' logic (or mis-logic) is simply giving her a headache. I know how that feels sometimes.

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