Alice in Wonderland, Feminism and Undying Fascination

Yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend of mine about what you’re supposed to do after college when you find some sort of literary fascination and there’s no one around who’s paying a heap of money to sit in a desk next to you and talk about it. 655 more words

Alice In Wonderland

About My Thesis

To give a short synopsis, my thesis is on the evolution of morality in children’s fantasy literature, starting with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and ending with… 1,106 more words


Thesis Post #5: Works Cited & Referenced

Works Cited

Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2005. Print.

Burnett, Frances Hodgson. A Little Princess. Lexington: Maestro Reprints, 2013. Print. 394 more words


Thesis Post #4: Conclusion

All seven novels analyzed in this thesis demonstrate an evolution of morality, both for individual characters as well as within the genre of children’s fantasy literature when these texts are united as a whole. 2,757 more words


Thesis Post #3: Chapter 2

ii: Coming-of-Age in Children’s Fantasy Literature and the Moral Threat of Good and Evil

The coming-of-age subgenre largely describes works which follow the growth of child characters, sometimes physically but more often morally, from childhood to adulthood. 4,274 more words


Thesis Post #2: Chapter 1

i: Etiquette and Manners in Victorian and Edwardian Children’s Fantasy Literature

            For women in the late Victorian and early Edwardian eras, domesticity and the art of practiced manners were essential social skills, and this is reflected in children’s fantasy literature. 3,084 more words


Thesis Post #1: Introduction

Children’s fantasy literature, which is believed to have stemmed from the literary tradition of the folktale, has frequently been the platform on which to illustrate dynamic transitions in cultural beliefs and practices. 1,251 more words