The Lorax By Dr. Seuss: Literary Analysis

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"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not." said in the book called The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. This man has written and published over 60 books in his career. All of his stories have background and meaning to Theodor Geisel. His Books always have a theme or a moral to the story just like when he wrote “The Lorax” and “The Butter Battle Book”. I believe the shared moral between these two books is that humans tend to forget that everyone has an opinion and when we become immersed in power and wealth we tend to dominate and desecrate the environment. The Lorax is a book about a man his name is Once-ler, at first he was filled with excitement for these Tuffula Trees’ because they were softer than silk and could make a garment called a Thneed. Once-ler cut down the first tree the Lorax came out from the stump and tried to tell him to stop. He would not listen because he was overcome with greed and the thought of wealth. Like most people in the business world, he began to build a big factory that would cause a lot of problems for nature and living things around them. He made smog in the air and polluted the pond made the Borwn Bar-ba-loots leave…show more content…
The Yooks who wear blue and butter their toast on the top side. So they began to have a war on who can make bigger and better weapons all because one side thinks the other side is wrong for how they butter their toast. This book is based during the cold war between America and Russia. The Zooks are always a step ahead of the Yooks and end up backing down and trying to make a better machine or weapon. Towards the end of the story, both sides make the town people go underground for the made a bomb like a weapon called “the bitsy big boy boomeroo” (Seuss, The Butter Battle Book).the story ends with them on top of a wall wondering who will end it
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