Lesson 5.3 Activity

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Charles Darwin’s book, On the Origin of Species, introduced the idea of evolution. Open a new tab and go to the full-text version of the book.

1. On what page does the word evolution appear?

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2. Did Darwin, himself, use the word evolution in this book?

3. Lewis Carroll’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, has many memorable characters, among them the Mad Hatter. We have discovered that the phrase “Mad Hatter” does not actually appear in the book, however. Can you think of another example of a book with a frequently-attributed phrase in which the phrase does not actually appear in the text of the book? Try it out before proceeding to the next lesson and share your story in the forum.