Thesis Statements For Beginners

One of the first things I had to do in university was to write an essay. I felt prepared for this because I’d written quite some essays in school, but, to my surprise, essay writing in university turned out to be A LOT different. What I struggled with the most initially were thesis statements (these … Continue reading Thesis Statements For Beginners

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The Story Behind “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

157 years ago today, one of the greatest children’s stories of all time was born: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. On July 4th, 1862, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and his friend Reverend Robinson Duckworth took the three little Liddell sisters (no pun intended)—Edith, Alice and Lorina—on a rowing expedition up the Thames. According to Alice’s diary, it … Continue reading The Story Behind “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”