The Theme Of Allusion In Seuss's 'Sneetches'

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Register to read the introduction… In “The Sneetches” Seuss does demonstrate allusion. In the illustrations, Seuss draws funny looking birds that are used to represent human beings. The Sneetch society is used to represent human society. As humans we tend to segregate into upper, lower, and middle classes. This story was written during the time when racism was most present. There is clear segregation between the Sneetches - “We'll have nothing to do with the plain-belly sort.” - there is clear segregation into “classes”. As humans during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, segregation was prominent and in the Sneetch society it is just as prominent. We all want to be equal, we want to do whatever it takes to be equal. The plain-belly Sneetches wanted to be equal, “You want stars like a star-belly Sneetch? My friends, you can have them for three dollars each!” The desire to have equality is a human behavior and Seuss demonstrates it in the Sneetch society. When Seuss introduces racial tension he introduces human behavior into the

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