A Thematic Analysis Of Dr. Seuss 'The Lorax'
Since the seventies, biodiversity has declined roughly thirty percent and humans have used “one and a half Earth’s every year”. While the colorful and fun depictions of furry animals and the rhyme of the poem can serve as inspiration for some work, The Lorax is not effective in encouraging action. As we continue to fall into environmental and global warming issues, we need something more than a children’s book to inspire change in the way we use resources and how we treat the environment. Dr. Seuss recognized the environmental issues that they were facing at the time but now there must be more action that what is currently happening before the Lorax’s message rings true. Environmental protection needs to happen before the world ends up like the one that the Once-ler lives in, a desperate final attempt at saving the