Dr. Seuss Morality

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Encouraging and inspiring the imagination, Theodor Seuss Geisel is a universally renown author of children’s literature. Dr. Seuss entertains his audience while instilling his own values and life lessons in his writings. His ambiguous stories affect readers in different ways depending on the level of interpretation. Although his works teach children how to read and count, and include lessons of morality, Dr. Seuss also inserts inconspicuous political codes for mature audiences to decipher. Because the messages are subtle, the public can make their own assumptions which lead to controversy. The Lorax favors the conservationist belief: big business destroys habitats. The Onceler, representing the capitalist (Fenkl), discovers the practicality
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