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The White Rabbit

Postby AR_Awara97 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:22 pm

What symbolises the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland??

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Postby Treacle » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:47 pm

The pocket watch is the object most closely identified with the White Rabbit. If the Tenniel illustration is taken as an authority, the herald's trumpet is also closely identified with the White Rabbit. These then are symbolic of the White Rabbit.

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Postby Guest » Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:49 pm

Well, I wanna know the symbolisms...
For example, the color of the Rabbit; White symbolises the peace..
If Alice is after the Rabbit, it symbolises that she is a brave girl..

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Postby Beautiful Soup » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:52 pm

This is what Lewis Carroll said about the White Rabbit in his article Alice on the Stage
And the White Rabbit, what of him? Was he framed on the `Alice' lines, or meant as a contrast? As a contrast, distinctly. For her `youth', `audacity', `vigour', and `swift directness of purpose', read `elderly', `timid', `feeble', and `nervously shilly-shallying', and you will get something of what I meant him to be. I think the White Rabbit should wear spectacles. I am sure his voice should quaver, and his knees quiver, and his whole air suggest a total inability to say `Bo' to a goose!


http://www.alice-in-wonderland.net/books/onstage.html

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Postby Guest » Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:57 pm

The white represents the pureness of virginity and the rabbit the difficult task to come to terms after been raped by the author...

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Postby snakes&ladders » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:50 am

AIW:-o
Interesting reads here.....thanx :):) DIS:-/


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