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By using the classic tales of Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, the Brothers Grimm's Cinderella, and Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio, examine the theme of transformation to link them from one story to another.

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While brainstorming the three classical texts using the theme of transformation, it seems like this theme is quite evident, not only physically, but also emotionally, socially, personally, and spiritually. First to all, for Alice in The Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, she changes during the course of her quests in Wonderland. Specifically, it seems like Alice gains increased self-confidence and self-awareness when she is able to eventually discern facts from fiction and acquire strength independently.

For example, she ultimately sees beyond the King and Queen's façade, calling them, "only a pack of cards, after all" and "needn't I be afraid of them" (108). Alice gains strength, courage, wisdom, confidence, and freedom, which then transform her initial naiveté in the text. She even learns to devise her own rules as she undergoes a change from gullible to enlightened as she ...

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500 words of brainstorming briefly examine how Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, the Brothers Grimm's Cinderella, and Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio employ the theme of transformation. Basic brainstorming is embodied.

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