Her adult life was not easy, she lost her two daughters and her husband in the First World War. Her son lived away from her and she lived in solitude until the age of 82.
At the end of her life Alice said she was tired of being Alice in Wonderland, the character, narrator and all the speculations that were around him.
From the diary written by Lewis, 8 pages that he wrote about his relationship with Alice were torn and destroyed and lots of rumors have been circulating ever since.
After Carol's death, Freud came out with his famous theories. One of his students wrote a thesis about the book in which Lewis Carroll was in love with Alice.
But there is no clear evidence of this in the book. In fact, when reading his diary and books it seems that his soul has remained like a child who really loves to play and imagine. His writing suggests that his love for Alice is like parental love.