Genre: fantasy icion: fantasy and romanicism: now considered as good because crucial to child development; Encourages think beyond cultural reality: cult of child : worship child instead of jesus; descending adult authority, senimental innocent child: the desire of adult to be child again; endorse the playfulness and the nature of childhood. Elements implied: romanic icr: invites child to think and imagine (acive thinker) What is the use of a book," thought alice, without pictures or conversaions?" . I almost think i can remember feeling a litle diferent. It"s no use going back to yesterday, because i was a diferent person then . Convenional victorian child: memorize poems and muliplicaion chart. Romanic child: in wonderland is in fantasy, literature from adult word is no longer useful: ani-didacism, parody of moralisic literature. How the creatures order one about, and make one repeat lessons " thought. I might just as well be at school at once" .