Dramatic Monologue Alice in Wonderland

Essay by mccarthy171419High School, 12th gradeA, November 2004

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ALICE: I am so very bored, how can there be a book with no pictures, what is the point? Wow what pretty daisies. It is so warm this afternoon; it's making me so sleepy. Oh what a cute rabbit......Rabbit!? Oh how remarkable, I have never seen a talking rabbit before. Mr. Rabbit, oh Mr. Rabbit where are you going? Why, how impolite of him. (Angrily) I asked him a civil question, and he pretended not to hear me. That's not at all nice. I say, Mr. White Rabbit, where are you going? (Calling after him) Hmmm. He won't answer me. And I do so want to know what he is late for. I wonder if I should follow him. Why not? There's no rule that says I cannot go where I please. I-----I will follow him. No, for even though he was impolite to me, it would be very rude of me to follow him, very rude indeed.

But I do so want to know what he is late for. Well, I suppose a simple question never hurt anyone. Wait, Mr. White Rabbit. I'm coming toooooooooo! How curious. (Falling down the hole) I never realized that rabbit holes were so dark . . . and so long . . . and, Oh this is very peculiar....floating book shelves...clocks...cupboards...pictures...I must be dreaming. I believe I have been falling for five minutes, and I still cannot see the bottom! Hmph! I wonder how far I have fallen. I must be getting somewhere near the center of the earth. I wonder if I shall fall right through the earth! How funny that would be. Oh, I think I see the bottom. Yes, I'm sure I see the bottom. I shall hit the bottom, and oh, how it will hurt! OUCH!! The fall is...