An essay that talks about the life of Lewis Carroll

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Lewis Carroll was born January 27, 1832. He was the eldest of eleven children born to a minister. From 1846 to 1850 he received an education at Rugby School. He graduated from Christ Church College Oxford in 1854. Carroll took Deacons orders in 1861, but was never ordained a priest. He believed preaching was difficult so he ascertained other interests.

Lewis Carroll was not born with the name Lewis Carroll. It became his pen name when he changed his birth name Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson into the Latin form of "Carolus Lodovicus," then simplifying it with Lewis Carroll. He was an English writer, a photographer, and a mathematician. Carroll wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865,he then wrote Through The Looking Glass in 1872. He was a skilled photographer that enjoyed photographing children. Lewis Carroll died on January 14, 1898.

"One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth doing is what we do for others."

I agree to the quote. It is better to give on to others rather than looking for something to come ones own way. To do for people in need is the best thing that one can do.

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller best supports this quote. The father, Willy Loman believed that he could help his son Biff when Biff decided to make a better life for himself. Loman thought there was no better way for his son to begin a new project than to have a lot of money to get started with. Lomans stragety was to die so his son can receive life insurance money. Loman committed suicide with pride that his son would receive the money and prosper in life. Because Loman committed suicide the insurance money was not issued to Biff. Willy...