Both outcomes were nearly the same, and both locations ended up nearly in ruins, with no resources to speak of. However, the Lorax got to this point through a combination of pollution and waste going into the air and the water supply, and carelessness in the use of natural resources, especially Truffula trees. The people of Easter Island ended up destroyed because of their greediness and failure to organize society in a way that saved resources, and also their use of food supply and of trees. The two groups had different uses for resources, though. In the Lorax, the trees were used for the Onceler’s profit and for making Thneeds, and the people of Easter Island used trees to make canoes, make wooden ramps, sleds and rollers for transportation of materials, and for household uses like building homes and for
For one the Lorax is a fictional tale rather than reality. Also, in the Lorax the Once-ler used the trees for his own economic gain rather than for a population to build resources for them to live and survive. In Easter’s End people didn’t know how to survive off resources and sustain for the future. Since the Polynesians had no wood to make tools with, they had no ways to hunt for food which led to the idea of cannibalism, that later lead to the extinction of humans on Easter Island.
In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, is about a crash landing on an island that left a group of boys stranded far from civilization. The only thought on their mind was to be rescued. This group of boys faced many obstacles during this wild experience. Without laws and order on this isolated island, society will regress to savagery. The island symbolizes the world in the novel.
The country’s second smallest capitol, the only example of a state and capitol that doesn’t share any letters, Pierre, South Dakota. Pierre remains the capitol of South Dakota with interesting and exciting places to visit, including the Cultural Heritage Center, the Capitol building, and the Laframboise Island. Need a place to connect with people and grow closer to your family? Pierre’s the place to be.
No matter how hard man tries, he is bound to destroy nature even if it is unintentional. In the novel Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, a group of young boys are involved in a plane crash and become stranded on a deserted island after an attempt to escape from the dangers of World War II. When the boys first arrive on the island, it is peaceful and untouched by mankind, but over time the boys slowly damage the purity of the island as they begin to make fires and start a civilization. They work together and scavenge the island for resources in order to ensure their survival.
The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss, is a video that explains what the lumber industries are doing to forests, along with the habitats inside those forests. The Truax, by Terry Birkett, is a short story that explains why the lumber industries are cutting down forests, what they are also doing to help the environment and regrow forests. Dr. Seuss in the lorax makes the point that lumber industries are cutting down too many trees at a time and that will harm the environment in the future. In reality, as stated in the Truax it is stated that for every tree that is cut down, five seeds are planted. The lumber industry seems to be helping the environment rather than harming it, since they are only cutting down one tree, but planting five others that will
After his struggle in the storm, Pi wakes up and finds the boat near an island made of mangrove trees. Pi and Richard Parker quickly board the island, devouring the vegetation that grows on the island. They begin to explore the island, and to Pi’s relief, the island is fertile and seems peaceful with many meerkats milling around. Pi praises god for providing him with a place for him to stay, and he makes plans to settle on the island. The island represents god’s miraculous supply in times of need.
Everyone in the story was negatively impacted by the outcome of massive consumption of a natural resource that was finite. Impacts included the removal of all Truffula trees and fruit, polluted water for Humming-Fish, Bar-ba-loots, the Swomee-Swans had to leave their homes due to lack of food and clean air, and there were lost jobs. The Once-Ler residents moved away from the smog-filled air that smelled slow and sour. The environment was no longer what it was prior to the Once-Ler.
After landing in the island of Oahu, the first impression we had was that the island looked like paradise. Perhaps even the paradise where Adam and Eve lived, after the world was created. The green environment was very exquisite. Coconut trees and palm trees adorned the city of Honolulu. It was beautiful to see how the green grass moved side to side as the wind blew.
The Lorax is one of the most popular stories. It talks about deforestation and how humans destroy nature. The Once-ler symbolizes everyone else in America who doesn’t really care or do anything about the pollution and deforestation. We can see how the mood changes when the sky goes from bright blue to dark gray. This symbolizes that everything was happy and good until the Once-ler started cutting down trees.
Another example is how the beautiful island represents the Garden of Eden or a paradise and how this paradise was not appreciated and so easily turned to the opposite of what this island was meant for. Instead the boys were ruined from this island when instead the island could of been a
The island represents civilization. The boys have created their own society and grounding point using this island. Their civilization is based off of what exactly the island has to offer; which is not much at all. The boys struggle keeping up their civilization when main characters, Ralph and Jack, Start disagreeing later on in the novel. It soon comes down and they lose their means of civilization.
Easter Island shows how the Polynesian people that traveled over there and overused the land just like the movie The Lorax. In the movie The Lorax it shows how the Once-ler stumbled across the Truffula trees and made a living off them. The land of Easter Island used it differently then the people of the fictional land of The Lorax. They also had similarities between them. Such as how the land was overused and ended with deforestation. In the movie The Lorax and Easter Island they show very many similarities and differences between the two civilizations and how they used the environments.
It’s Not So Hot in Paradise As an American from the Midwest, the image that comes to mind of life on a Caribbean island is paradise which evokes a feeling of peace and tranquility. A place where one can escape the snow and freezing temperatures during the long winter months. A place one could enjoy beautiful beaches, tropical trees and green foliage year round.
Balance of natural processes like pollution is crucial to the survival of the eco-system and human activity threatens the same. Another example is the destruction of coral reefs in the various oceans, which support the rich marine life. •