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JABBERWOCKY by Lewis Carroll

(fromThroughtheLookingGlassandWhatAliceFoundThere,1872) `Twasbrillig,andtheslithytoves Didgyreandgimbleinthewabe: Allmimsyweretheborogoves, Andthemomerathsoutgrabe. Thepoemstartsandendsthesameway.Thisispart oftheauthorsstyleofwriting.Whydothis??

"BewaretheJabberwock,myson! Howdotheconnotative Thejawsthatbite,theclawsthatcatch! contextclueshelp BewaretheJubjubbird,andshun thereaderbetter ThefrumiousBandersnatch!" understandthepoem? Hetookhisvorpalswordinhand: Longtimethemanxomefoehesought SorestedhebytheTumtumtree, Andstoodawhileinthought. And,asinuffishthoughthestood, TheJabberwock,witheyesofflame, Camewhifflingthroughthetulgeywood, Andburbledasitcame! Howdoestheillustrationhelpthereadertobetterunderstandthepoem? One,two!One,two!Andthroughandthrough Thevorpalbladewentsnickersnack! Heleftitdead,andwithitshead Hewentgalumphingback. "And,hasthouslaintheJabberwock? Cometomyarms,mybeamishboy! Ofrabjousday!Callooh!Callay!' Hechortledinhisjoy. `Twasbrillig,andtheslithytoves Didgyreandgimbleinthewabe Allmimsyweretheborogoves, Andthemomerathsoutgrabe. Whatdoesthewordslainmean? Figuratively,whathasthechilddone?

Authorswritetextforadeeperreasonthaninforming, entertaining,orpersuading?Whilethisisapoemtobeclassified asentertainment,whatdeeperpurposemightthispoemservefortheauthorandhisaudience? Whatthemedoestheauthorseemtodevelopthroughoutthepoem?Howdoyouknow?