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Alice and the White Queen. The White Queen is a fictional character who appears in Lewis Carroll’s fantasy novel Through the Looking-Glass. Along with...

Alice and the White Queen. The White Queen is a fictional character who appears in Lewis Carroll’s fantasy novel Through the Looking-Glass. Along with her husband the White The white queen book pdf download, she is one of the first characters to be seen in the story.


She first appears in the drawing room just beyond the titular looking-glass as an animate chesspiece unable to see or hear Alice, the main character. Alice helps her by lifting the White Queen and King onto the table, leading them to believe they were thrown up by an invisible volcano. When Alice meets the Red Queen and joins the chess game, she takes the place of a white pawn, Lily being too young to play. She does not meet the White Queen as a human-sized character until the Fifth Square.

The White Queen lives backwards in time, due to the fact that she lives through the eponymous looking glass. Her behaviour is odd to Alice. She offers Alice “jam to-morrow and jam yesterday – but never jam to-day.

Alice to practice the same skill. The meeting ends with the Queen seeming to turn into a bespectacled sheep who sits at a counter in a shop as Alice passes into the next square on the board. Two of these needles turn into oars when Alice appears in a boat, and then reappear in the Sheep’s shop, where Alice purchases an egg, which becomes Humpty Dumpty as she moves to the next square. Divide a loaf by a knife: what’s the answer to that?

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