Lewis Carol’s Through the Looking Glass follows Alice as she continues to find out who she really is.  Similarly to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice is the only human being; she’s constantly the outsider in a world full of talking animals, flowers, and chess pieces, to name a few.  We see her trying to fit into this crazy world that she has stepped into as she tries to adhere to the rules of the Red Queen.  Even before this, however, Alice’s eagerness to have a companion similar to herself is apparent when she sees the Red Queen approaching her from a distance.  She is so hopeful that this thing approaching her is another child, and she asks the flowers, “is she like me?”.  This chapter, The Garden of Live Flowers, even ends with Alice alone on the chess board, waiting to begin her journey to becoming a Queen, someone is who not only accepted, but revered.

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