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Alice In Wonderland - An Autobiographical Book?

Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, was a victim of visual hallucinations due to severe migraines with aura (a relatively new name for the less common type of migraine headache. Aura refers to feelings and symptoms you notice shortly before the headache begins. These early symptoms are also called a prodrome). This had significant influence on his writings, and in particular the story of Alice, who suffers from several kinds of physical metamorphoses


Alice in Wonderland (1995)
  • Source 1: Etymonline Online Etymology Dictionary
  • Source 3: Books and dictionaries

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