The Mock Turtle's Story
by Lewis Carroll from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Chapter IX Passage: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" was written in 1865. Alice, the main character, explores a very strange land with many odd characters. In this passage, Alice has been take by the Gryphon, or griffin, to meet the Mock Turtle. Students will read the passage and answer questions comparing Alice's school with the Mock Turtle's school.