Summary Of Dr. Seuss 'The Lorax'

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“There can be no keener revelation of a society 's soul than the way in which it treats its children." — Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." — Frederick Douglass, abolitionist and statesman

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It 's not.”
¯ Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

Taken from the character introducing the world in a child friendly way Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisle wrote about to the dangers of globalization, capitalistic greed, and chopping down of all the (Truffla) trees. Children of all ages are exposed potentially for the first time to radical ideas. The Lorax speaks for the man the world knew as Dr. Seuss. Throughout
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Dr. Seuss reminds us never to forget the child within us, and to think outside of the box where fantasy comes to sweep us away with moral value lessons of social justice, and discrimination rhyming its way into our worlds. This paper considers how influenced the narrative and storytelling throughout Theodor’s vast career. First in his childhood doodles, on Sundays at the zoo with his father, whereas the Seuss describes, animals he drew had too many knuckles. In the same fashion later on, his sketches in Dartmouth College’s rag the Jack’o ‘Lantern. Throughout his career Dr. Seuss wrote about topics close to his heart and experiences that shaped his life and perspective of his youth in Springfield Massachusetts. …show more content…
Upon the arrival of what was later classified as a EF3 tornado arrival, weathermen across the country, were watching the increase weather pattern activity across the US. Winds picking up momentum through the great lakes and down into the New England Valley provided some warnings about possible tornado sightings. As global warming and climate change continue to plague us with stories of such Herculean natural energy seen during the tornado of 2011, we have to ask ourselves, was Seuss right when he stressed the urgency of environmental changes due to industriatzation? Perhaps the story of Dr. Seuss wrote, in 1967-the Lorax was his way, to warn us about things related to environmental dangers of corporate enterprise. During a turbulent season already of large scale tornado’s the US saw sizable damage in New England. Since the devastating tornado, Springfield has become the subject of many perspective projects redeveloping

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