Through the presentation of disillusionment in each of these texts, the authors reveal aspects of the human condition; our vulnerability, our compassion, our pride and courage, are all brought to life
Lewis succeeds in critiquing normative poetry of the period through his nonsense verse. The parody functions as a critique of the conventions at the time and an expression of Carroll’s sense of humour
Exploration of the theme of Greed in King Lear
The depiction of Horton’s fight to save the Whos is even more poignant to us as adults as we have a greater understanding of the way in which it is an effective microcosm of our own society.