Alice in Wonderland

Character Descriptions

Alice-Alice is the main character or protagonist throughout the story. She is a seven-year-old English girl with a big imagination and loves showing off her knowledge. Alice is polite, well raised and sociable, although she can sometimes makes the wrong remarks and upsets the creatures in Wonderland. She is easily put off by rudeness of others and is undoubtedly mature for a child of her age. Alice seems bright but, makes many mistakes throughout the story. However, she grows more confident as the book progresses.

White Rabbit-The White Rabbit wears a waist-coat and carries a pocket watch. He seems to always be in a rush. The rabbit is a messenger and a herald at the Court of the King and Queen of Hearts. He is the reason Alice travels Wonderland.

Caterpillar-The caterpillar is a wise, mysterious character; he gives Alice valuable advice about how to get by in Wonderland. He smokes a hookah and sits on a mushroom. He also gives Alice the two sides of the mushroom. One side of the mushroom makes her grow bigger and the other makes her small; which gives her control of her size in Wonderland.

Cheshire Cat-The Cheshire cat is the cat of the Duchess. He is very courteous and helps Alice along her journey through Wonderland. The Cheshire cat is the only character in Wonderland who essentially listens to Alice. He teaches Alice the ‘rules’ of Wonderland and gives her insight in how things work down there. He constantly grins and can make any and all parts of his body disappear and reappear whenever he pleases.  

Hatter-The Hatter is madman who is constantly having a tea party with the March Hare and the Dormouse, ever since time has stopped working for him. He always seems to be talking about nothing in particular. Alice is temporarily their guest, although she believes it to be the stupidest tea party she has ever attended. Later in the story, the hatter is forced to be a witness at the trial.

Queen of Hearts-The Queen of...