Dr. Seuss: A Childhood Hero

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Dr. Seuss was a childhood hero. From Green Eggs And Ham to cat in the hat, every child has enjoyed his books. Dr. Suess, while his stories are silly, they also teach valuable life lessons and also can be based on real life situations. For instance, The Butter Battle Book is based on War. the reason being is because the long wall in the Book is based on the Berlin Wall, as the Yooks and Zooks are to the United States and Russia.“The ending of the book is a cliff hanger and it forces to think about ourselves”, as it says on ("Shmoop.com"). That is why Seuss’s books and poems were so precious to us as children because they provided life lessons and inspire us. Theodor (Dr. Seuss) Geisel’s story begins in 1904 Springfield ; Massachusetts.…show more content…
Seuss was influenced by his “astonishing landscapes, foreign creatures, and the tongue-twisting comic verses, he had written.”("BostonGlobe.com"). Dr. Seuss does not repeat themes, he uses different themes through different books or poems he has written. An example would be Green Eggs And Ham. The theme of this book is that Seuss was bet by his editor “Bennett Cerf” that he could not write a book using only fifty words. Seuss ended up surprising him because he actually pulled it off. He used simple words like; “a, am, and, anywhere, are, be, boat, box, car, could, dark, do, eat, eggs, fox, goat, good, green, ham, here, and house” to complete the book.("Mental Floss"). Seuss had many useful quotes, But the one that was his favorite was, ”Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is youer than…show more content…
Seuss’s life and books had been memorable to so many adults and children. He also inspired other writers in their work. Before he had died, Seuss had written 40 books altogether. Some have been made into films, like “The Grinch”, and others have been studied in University classrooms by professors and students.("Bright Drops"). Seuss said, “Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”("Bright Drops") That right there should tell you that he thought highly of himself. That quote tells you to bring a positive attitude every single day, even if things don’t go your way. Throughout all of the hardships and some rejections of his books, he still pushed forward and became an inspirational, childhood
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