sylvie and bruno, lewis carroll, children, innocence, dreams
This essay shows the correlation between innocence and guilt in the novel Sylvie and Bruno by Lewis Carroll. It looks into the major differences in perception displayed by both adult and child characters within the story, and explores the need for a balance of both an innate innocence and a gained sense of knowledge of the world. The author uses a number of sources ranging from psychological studies on innocence and knowledge to comparisons of knowledge as displayed in other fictional texts.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Whelan, Veronica R., "Sylvie and Bruno and the Loss of Innocence" (2016). All Student Publications. 153.
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