Incredibly impulsive, utterly insane, but still good-natured it is all about The Hatter. He was punished and it already becomes his lifestyle. He and Mad March Hare, his companion in misfortune, live in the world where rules the Queen of Hearts, from the mouth of which the phrase "Off with his head " flies more often than the second hand of the clock pass a couple of divisions. This punishment is The Time. All his live consists of eternal ceremonies of tea drinking, meaningless, contradictory at the same time deeply philosophical conversations. He asks strange questions without answers during his whole life until the appearance of Alice.
The Hatter in the Essays