the character of the cheshire cat is often represented with his back to the viewer. the indian editions of alice and alice in arabia have him with his back to the viewer. both the indian editions of the arabia and the alice in madras have the cheshire cat with his back to the viewer as well.
after he watches the performance, lewis goes to see the queen, who is pleased with his report and invites him to tea. but just as he steps into the room, alice appears in the doorway. at first the queen is horrified, but then realizes that alice is in fact a girl, and that she looks exactly like the illustrations of the looking glass. the queen invites alice in, and both alice and the queen marvel at the similarities between alice and the looking glass, and lewis explains that he had drawn alice after the original illustrations in the books. the queen tells lewis that she would like for alice to be his companion. lewis agrees and asks her to marry him.
meanwhile, the knave of hearts is planning to make himself king and to get rid of the other two kings. however, he cannot stand the idea of king march havin#39;s daughter being married to a clown, so he invents a plan. he gets a giant clockwork that moves, and he plans to pretend that he is the clock and that the other two kings are his hands. he also makes himself a crown and a cape that will make him look like the white knight, who will be the other royal candidate. when the knave tries to put on the capes and the crown, he realizes that he will need someone else to be the clock. but he cannot find anyone to help him. so he asks alice to help him, because she is so good at putting things together. alice is willing to help him, but she also needs to find someone to be the clock. and she finds a giant caterpillar to be the clock. alice is going to help the knave, but she needs a leaf to start the clock. she looks in a flower garden, but there are no leaves. then she hears a voice and goes to see what it is. she finds a white rabbit, who says that the cheshire cat is the only one who can help her. so alice goes to the cat, who also needs a leaf, but she cannot find one. 3d9ccd7d82