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Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (2010 Film)

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (2010 Film)

It all started in 1951 when Walt Disney first released Alice in Wonderland as a feature length film.  Since then, there have been countless rereleases of the film on the big screen.  Most recently in 2010, director Tim Burton brought […]

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane

  For my first vector, I chose to connect the original Alice story by Carroll to the psychedelic hit “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane.   This song has multiple references to the story itself.  It mentions several characters in the story (the caterpillar, the […]

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Alice in Wonderland Ballet

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Alice in Wonderland Ballet

     Ballet Companies around the world have taken the story of Alice’s Adventures of Wonderland and choreographed them in to a ballet. There are some companies who have made the movements of the dancers more classical and some who have […]

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland –> Alice: Madness Returns

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland –> Alice: Madness Returns

    Adaptations of original works are common and this is true because we enjoy experiencing the same stories in different ways. However, people tend to be highly critical of adaptations when they are compared to the original. Often times, […]

“Vector: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” -> “Sakura in Wonderland”

“Vector: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” -> “Sakura in Wonderland”

“Sakura in Wonderland” is a Japanese anime episode( season 3 episode 55) that was inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The anime is called Card Captors Sakura. Sakura is sitting alone in a bench  reading a copy of “Alice’s Adventures […]

Vector: “Orpheus and Eurydice” —> “Symposium”

Vector: “Orpheus and Eurydice” —> “Symposium”

Before we had to read the tale of Orpheus, I remember Professor Whalen mentioning how this was only a version of the original myth. I have only read one other interpretation of the story, so reading this version really shined […]

Vector: Orpheus and Eurydice –> Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus

Vector: Orpheus and Eurydice –> Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus

John William Waterhouse was a painter in the 19th and early 20th century who is famous for his depictions of classical myths in a distinctive Pre-Raphaelite style. One of his later paintings is titled, Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus (1900). While Orpheus’ death does not […]

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Malice in Wonderland

Vector: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -> Malice in Wonderland

  Malice in Wonderland is a 2009 British film adaptation.  In the movie, Alice is a 19-year-old woman with amnesia trying to remember who she is as she goes from character to character.  While the characters are not actual white […]

Vector: “Orpheus and Eurydice” -> “(I Used To Make Out With) Medusa”

Vector: “Orpheus and Eurydice” -> “(I Used To Make Out With) Medusa”

            During class discussion it was touched upon that looking at something could lead up to a person’s demise. This is seen in the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Because Orpheus looks back at Eurydice […]

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