Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

“Alice” Turns 150

Gabriella Pozell, Contributing Writer

Some of the best literature can come about in the most unlikely ways. That was the case for one of the most popular English children’s stories, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

One day, Charles L. Dodgson, more commonly known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll, was rowing young Alice Liddell and her sisters, the daughters of Henry George Liddell, to a picnic. Along the way, he entertained them by telling a story about a girl named Alice who follows a rabbit down a hole and enters into a bizarre world filled with excitement.