' I think that woman is the Duchess,' thought Alice.' Can girls speak to Duchesses ?' she wondered. But the Duchess did not say anything to her, so Alice asked, ' Please, why is your cat smiling ?'
'Am I different?' she wondered. ' I was Alice yesterday, but everything is different today. Perhaps I'm not me now. So who am I? That's the question.'
'Yes, I am, sir,' said Alice.' I can't remember things, and my size changes all the time. Sometimes I get bigger and then I get smaller again.'
Alice ate some of the white mushrooms. She got bigger again. In a short time she was about 60 centimetres high. She felt afraid, but walked to the house.
She put the hat on. It was the right size for her head.
' Oh!' she cried.' I'm really small!'