The entire Looking-Glass
world is centered around a mirror, so it has a prominent role in the story.
Through meticulous archival research, close readings of Apess's key works, and informed and imaginative speculation about his largely enigmatic life, "Through an Indian's Looking-Glass
" provides a vivid portrait of this singular Native American figure.
The film makes her a swashbuckling proto-feminist, standing up to a prejudiced society where being a ship's captain is "no job for a lady" -- a tiresomely trendy take and indeed a half-baked one, since she quickly settles into standard adventure heroics once she goes through the looking-glass
This color-illustrated work presents the complete texts of Lewis CarrollAEs AliceAEs Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass
and What Alice Found There, as well as another work by Carroll called The Wasp in a Wig.
The only moment at which a trace of the phrase "only a dream" appears in these texts is during Alice's conversation with Tweedledum in Looking-Glass
. Upon encountering the slumbering Red King, whose noisy snoring has attracted their attention, Tweedledum tells Alice, "Why, you're only a sort of thing in his dream!
Suddenly Alice is in a topsy-turvy looking-glass
world with memorable characters-Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, the Lion and the Unicorn, the Jabberwocky, Humpty Dumpty, and a game board of chess pieces that come matter-of-factly to life.
Woolf's engagement with the conventions of biography is examined primarily through the lens of two short stories: 'The Lady in the Looking-Glass
' and 'An Unwritten Novel'.
Blast-land often writes of him as a lost boy, as though he had tumbled "through the looking-glass
, through the doors of an enchanted wardrobe, while behind him the exit shut tight."
This coiled synchronicity implies nothing so much as a rabbit hole to a looking-glass
world replete with distortions of scale and untethered narrative.
Once you start chipping away at the "legitimacy of our system," you are well along the way to the kind of looking-glass
world occupied by Nicholas Cage in The Family Man.
Malkovich wears his masculine and feminine sides openly and confidently, and he throws himself into the movie's daffy looking-glass
world with a fever-dream intensity and self-mocking glee.
As in Chelsea, customers can wander through a looking-glass
land with the suggestion of streets and buildings, where the only orthogonal objects seem to be the square columns, with mirrors propped against them, gleaming counters and clothes rails.