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Theodor Seuss Geisel's Life and Achievements

- Theodor Seuss Geisel was a poet, teacher, and an activist. He is better known as Dr. Seuss. He is loved around the world by children and adults alike for the children’s books he has written. Geisel was able to use the power of imagination to create over 40 unforgettable, colorful, and unique animated children’s books that has helped to solve illiteracy in American children. Dr. Seuss was born to Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was part of a German family that took pride in their heritage....   [tags: dr. seuss, seuss, thing 1]

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The Lorax, By Dr. Seuss

- As Dennis Weaver once said, “We don’t have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.” One of the biggest problems of modern society is its ignorance for the crumbling environment. Everyday people all around the world pollute the environment whether it’s with cars or overuse of electricity. The popular novel, The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss talks about the environmental problems society faces today. The Lorax warns of the effects cutting down trees can have on an environment; coincidentally, Easter Island’s history warns society of the same matter....   [tags: The Lorax, Dr. Seuss, Bob Holt]

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Analysis Of Dr. Seuss 's ' The Lorax '

- When we think about our accountability and our impact on the environment, a bold but underlying dichotomy of nature and nurture comes as a call into action and for the understanding towards the importance of ecological care, environmental literacy and education to shape future generations to make the best possible decisions for the restoration and conservation, and appreciation of our only home. In this essay I will analyze the rhetorical jeremiad and environmental melodramatic discourse in Dr. Seuss’s 1971 classic The Lorax....   [tags: The Lorax, Dr. Seuss, Environmentalism]

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Summary Of ' Dr. Seuss '

- “Today you are you. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” ~Dr. Suess Who am I. Growing up on the creek banks and living deep in the woods, you would assume that I am a country girl. Whether in a book or in a song, I will always find a place to escape. Although I enjoy the outdoors, my heart lies elsewhere. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”~Dr. Seuss Let me start here with something that means the world to me: family....   [tags: Knee, Anterior cruciate ligament, Dr. Seuss]

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Dr. Seuss 's Major Books

- Lesson Description: In this lesson, the students will discover some of the themes of Dr. Seuss 's major books. By working as, a group and deciphering the theme or themes of a particular Dr. Seuss book chosen for them. The students will figure out how, despite being written for young children, Dr. Seuss ' books contain powerful messages about important themes in American history and society. The students will conclude by creating posters to showcase one of these themes. Learner Profile: Grade Level: 11th Grade Subject: Reading Duration: 45 minutes to an Hour Number of Students: 15 Students Standards: Standard Code Standard LAFS.K12.R.1.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze...   [tags: Dr. Seuss, The Butter Battle Book]

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Dr. Seuss

- Theodore Seuss Geisel was not born Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss was just a hope, a dream, maybe even an illusion. Ted hoped to become a children's icon. He wanted to write books about the mysteries that elope in the child's mind. Ever since he was a kid, Ted wanted to grow up to write books. During his lifetime he also faced struggles like being looked down upon and told he would never be successful, being bullied because of his heritage, being humiliated by the former 26th president Teddy Roosevelt, and becoming a full on laughing stock at Dartmouth as well as Oxford University....   [tags: Theodore Seuss Geisel]

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George Orwell 's Green Eggs And Ham By Dr. Seuss

- I try to forget most things that occurred during my childhood but one event that I do remember is from the second grade. My second grade teacher, Ms. Blackman, had assigned the class to read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. We took a test on the book on a Friday morning and that same afternoon, we made “green eggs and ham” with food coloring, glue, and liquid starch. I learned the hard way that it was actually silly putty and it most definitely did not taste likes eggs nor ham. I was no longer a fan of my second grade teacher; however, Dr....   [tags: Dr. Seuss, The Butter Battle Book]

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Literary Analysis of Dr. Seuss

- Literary Analysis of Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is perhaps one of the most beloved children’s authors of the twentieth century. Although he is most famous as an author of children’s books, Geisel was also a political cartoonist, advertisement designer, and film director (Kaplan). He used the power of imagination to produce unforgettable children’s books and helped solve the problem of illiteracy among America’s children. By using his experiences in life as a foundation for most of his books, Theodor Geisel created a unique writing style that incorporated various elements and techniques, enabling his books to appeal to people of all ages....   [tags: Dr. Seuss Books Literature children Essays]

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Dr. Seuss' The Butter Battle Book and the Cold War

- Dr. Seuss' The Butter Battle Book and the Cold War Dr. Seuss is an important figure in the lives of children everywhere. His stories are children’s classics that are fun to read and also tackle some real life issues. Dr. Seuss’s political views are very apparent in his some of his books like The Butter Battle Book, which discusses the issues of the Cold War. In The Butter Battle Book, two groups, the Zooks and the Yooks, are at odds with the way they butter their bread. One group, the Zooks, have their bread butter side down....   [tags: Dr. Seuss Essays]

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Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

- Narrative Style and Structure of Dr. Seuss'The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, told in folktale style, was written by Dr. Seuss in 1938. According to Charity Belle Mays, “Folktales deal with adventures both plausible and implausible wrapped in the forms of human or animal abilities. They are the simple tales that have truly evil people or animals, and truly good people or animals, and the good always wins out in the end in these stories, giving way to the child's version of fairness.” This story recounts young Bartholomew Cubbin’s misadventures while going to market in town....   [tags: Dr. Seuss The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins]

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Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street

- Dr. Seuss’ And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street The story of how a stupid horse and a wagon on Mulberry Street grows into a story that no one can beat. The adventure of Marco, and the things that he saw on Mulberry Street, began during the summer of 1936. Ted and Helen set sail for Europe aboard the new luxury liner, the M.S. Kungsholm. Ted, finding it impossible to settle while a summer storm hammered the ship, strode from one Kungsholm bar to another. While sipping on vodka on the rocks, he took a piece of stationery and started scribbling a rambling plot that began with “a stupid horse and wagon.” As the ship plowed the sea for eight days, the chugging rhythm of its engines re...   [tags: Dr. Seuss Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street]

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Theodor Seuss Geisel: Dr. Seuss

- Dr. Seuss Throughout Dr. Seuss’s life, he has written dozens of books with over one hundred million copies sold, and still being produced to this day. Theodor Seuss Geisel is a well-known author that had many inspirations for his works that are still read by millions today, such as Yertle the Turtle, The Sneeches, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His inevitable fame and fortune came with a lot of pressure; pressure of his readers as well as pressure of his producers. Dr. Seuss was born in Springfield, MA on March 2, 1904 as Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr....   [tags: popular children's books author]

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Dr Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

- Everyone is Important in Dr Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories In many of Dr Seuss’ children’s books, a character is struggling to get his voice heard. For example, in Horton Hears A Who and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, there are characters that couldn’t get anyone to listen to what they have to say. These characters teach us that no matter how big or small, everyone is important. Horton had thought he heard a sound but didn’t see anyone. Nearby was a very tiny speck of dust flying aimlessly throughout the air....   [tags: Dr Seuss Horton Hears A Who Yertle the Turtle]

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Theodor Seuss Geisel: Dr. Seuss

- “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.”(Dr. Seuss, the Lorax) The childhood of thousands of adults and children alike were all made memorable because of one man. Theodor Seuss Geisel. His use of words and depictions, although with hidden messages, of daily life has molded the imagination of every child. On March second 1904 a baby boy was born to a Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel, on Howard Street, Springfield, Massachusetts (Cat in the   [tags: children's literature, education]

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Theodor Seuss Geisel's Expertise: Dr. Seuss

- Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is the American author of many popular children’s books. As an author, poet, cartoonist, and political activist, Geisel is considered to be extraordinary in the world of children’s writings. Born in 1904, on Howard Street in Springfield, Massachusetts is where he developed the aspiration to create such whimsical rhymes. Through the gift of his compelling imagination and amusing language, Dr. Seuss encourages young children to relish and enjoy reading at a young age....   [tags: biography, children's book]

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Theodor Seuss Geiser aka Dr. Seuss

- Theodor Seuss Geisel or better known as Dr. Seuss is a very popular children’s book author. He is one of my top favorite authors of children books. Dr. Seuss got many of his crazy ideas for his books from his hometown . His hometown was Springfield, Massachusetts. His mother was his inspiration for making rhymes. One reason I really think he’s an extraordinary author is he incorporated some of the world’s great issues and put in them in a children’s story book. For example in one of his famous books the “Lorax” recognizes the take on environmentalism and how humans are destroying nature....   [tags: Children's Books, Author, Biography]

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The Learning Community At Dr. Seuss

- The Learning Community Most recently our school celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss by participating in NEA’s Read Across America Day on March 2, 2016. On this special day teachers and students dressed up as their favorite Dr. Seuss book characters. The parents of students participated by visiting classes and reading Dr. Seuss books. We had different sponsors within the community, such as the Chamber of Commerce that participated by donating treats of cookies and flavored punch for everyone to enjoy....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, School types]

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Who is Dr. Seuss?

- In 1937, The Golden Gate Bridge was completed, Walt Disney's first full-length animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was out in theaters, and Amelia Earhart and co-pilot Fred Noonan vanished over the Pacific. That same year the book, And to Think I Saw that on Mulberry Street, was published by an author named Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss, one of the most critically acclaimed authors of his time, managed to create a number of books that captured the attention of young readers and adults alike....   [tags: American Writer, Children's Author, Biography]

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The Sneetches By Dr. Seuss

- “The Sneetches” is one of Dr. Seuss’s best known stories. In “The Sneetches,” the Star-Belly Sneetches claim they are the best Sneetches and leave the Plain-Belly Sneetches out of their fun activities. Therefore, the Plain-Belly Sneetches become sad and mope on the beach. Then, one day, Sylvester McMonkey McBean arrives with a machine that gives the Plain-Belly Sneetches stars. The new Star-Belly Sneetches are happy that they can now join in the original Star-Belly Sneetches’ fun; however, the original Star-Belly Sneetches claim they are still the best and seek a way to distinguish themselves from the new Star-Belly Sneetches....   [tags: Karl Marx, Marxism, Star, Exploitation]

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Student B. Seuss Book

- Student B is a 2nd grader and enjoys reading. He told me that his mom reads to him every night and he reads to his mom all the time. He likes reading funny books and historical fiction books, which he calls books about “old things”. I did an interest inventory with Student B and found out that he likes to play video games and play outside. He has one older sister and two older brothers and he enjoys playing video games or jumping on the trampoline with his brothers. He said he really likes to read Geronimo Stilton books....   [tags: Reading, Orthography, Reading comprehension]

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The Wonderfully Wacky Words of Dr, Seuss

- The Wonderfully Wacky Words of Dr. Seuss “Today you are you. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” (Dr. Seuss Quotes). This quote by Theodor Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, shows that he wasn't afraid to be himself. Despite the fact that many people told him he was to weird to be likable, Dr. Seuss turned out to be very successful. Dr. Seuss overcame social norms by thinking outside the box, pursuing his interests, and making learning fun for young children. Geisel made funny and creative characters which he expressed his ideas through....   [tags: Dr.Seuss, Author, Writing Styles]

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Dr. Seuss : An American Author And Illustrator

- Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American author and illustrator, better known to the world by his pen name of "Dr. Seuss." Acclaimed for several of the most popular children 's books of all time, Dr. Seuss 's works have sold millions of copies, and have been translated into numerous languages. To many, Dr. Seuss was "the Walt Disney to art and literature" ("Introduction"). Much of his work reflects his critique of human values, and sometimes responds to social and political issues. Specifically, The Butter Battle Book, directly criticizes the nuclear arms race taken place during the Cold War....   [tags: Cold War, Nuclear weapon, World War II]

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Comparing Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss

- There are many differences between the author Harper Lee and Theodor Seuss. One of the main differences between them is their writing styles. Dr. Seuss and Harper Lee have different literature topics which sets them apart. Another element that sets them apart is how well-known Dr. Seuss is compared to Harper Lee. Also the two authors have very different word choices and styles. Theodor Seuss was born in Springfield, Mass. on March 2, 1904 and died on September 24, 1991. He graduated from Dartmouth College....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Children 's Books Theodor Geisel Seuss Or Better Know As Dr. Seuss

- Many people know of the famous illustrator and author of children 's books Theodor Geisel Seuss or better know as Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss is most famous for the children 's books he wrote and illustrated, but what most people don 't know about him is that he also drew political cartoons during world war II.while he was too old for the draft he wanted to contribute to the war effort. So for two years, 1941-1943, He was the chief cartoonist at the new york newspaper PM and drew over 400 cartoons. These cartoons were america propaganda and tried to get the american people to help with the war....   [tags: Nazi Germany, World War II, Adolf Hitler]

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Dr. Seuss : My Childhood And Reading

- “The more you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn the more places you’ll go” (Dr. Seuss).Throughout my childhood and reading Dr. Seuss books this quote was important in my development as a reader and writer. Growing up as an only child my parents wanted to make sure that I had all of the resources I needed to succeed, one being the ability to read and write. The quote by Dr. Seuss was highly regarded by those who wanted me to succeed in life. They wanted me learn to read and write so that I can know and experience more than they have....   [tags: Writing, Writer, Creative writing, Family]

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The Basic Tales Written By Dr. Seuss

- One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish, this is the basic tales written by Dr. Seuss. Not only are these enjoyable children’s novels, but it is often times people’s first known exposure to the literary style of poetry. Poetry can be written in many different styles, with changing messages, tone, stanzas, rhyme, and length. Whether or not the difficulty level is low for a beginning reader, or written as an epic poem for a top level scholar, there is always a specific style and message that is being interpreted in the writing....   [tags: Poetry, Tragedy, Poetics, Aristotle]

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Dr. Seuss 's Go, Dog

- Dr. Seuss 's Go, Dog. Go, was a book I remember reading a lot (probably because I loved dogs so much). When I was younger I used to go to my aunt 's house during the summer, and my grandmother would always be there. She enjoyed reading, so she made me read a book a week, whether it was from the library or from the books on the shelves at my aunt 's house. I did not enjoy going over there to read, especially since it was summer, but I did get rewarded after finishing a book with a game of Guess Who....   [tags: Educational years, Writing, High school]

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Analysis Of Dr. Seuss 's ' If I Ran The Zoo '

- Throughout the years children’s books have changed dramatically. The messages the stories have been trying to convey have not changed much; however, the ways the messages are being conveyed have changed to ways that are more relatable. Based off the two books I have read it seems as if the way the authors are speaking to the readers have also changed. Writers have become more creative while also addressing larger problems in our world today. Beyond the stylistic change in text there were changes in artwork that have also evolved throughout the years....   [tags: Color, Red, Primary color, White]

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The Works of Dr. Seuss: Written for Adults or Children?

- “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.” (Seuss 1 pg. 58) In our world today, the environment is not taken care of properly. Most anyone can look outside, or look in a stream, and finds garbage or pollution littering the landscape. Dr. Seuss knew and despised this fact. For this reason, he wrote a children’s book titled “The Lorax.” His strong respect for the environment portrayed through this character as a “guardian” type figure for the fictional truffula trees....   [tags: The Lorax, The Sneeches, Yertle the Turtle]

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The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

- The Lorax The Lorax by Dr. Seuss is a children's book about greed and destruction. The book is set in the forest of Truffula Trees. The Once-ler was riding through the country in his wagon one day and discovers the beautiful forest of Truffula Trees. Way back in the day when the grass was still green And the pond was still wet And the clouds were still clean, And the song of the Swomee-Swans rang out in space… One morning I came to this glorious place. And I first saw the trees. The Truffula Trees....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Dr. Seuss 's ' Use Of Readers '

- Since the beginning of happenings, odd happenings have been happening and happening to every soul who is capable of having a happening happen to them. It is a seemingly agreeable statement that occurrences can be classified as either typical or atypical, and throughout the majority of current history, readers were often given a frame of reality to peer through; any event in a book that exceeded this frame was noted as an odd happening. However, one man introduced a concept to the world that advocated an unusual argument....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll]

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Dr. Seuss's Political Education

- Dr. Seuss's Political Education: During a career that spanned much of the last century, Dr. Seuss wrote over forty books, many of which involve a young protagonist on a quest. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1937), Bartholomew and the Oobleck (1949), Scrambled Eggs Super. (1953), Horton Hears a Who. (1954), I Had Trouble in Getting To Solla Sollew (1965), The Lorax (1971), and Oh, the Places You Go. (1991) all present versions of an episodic narrative, in which the main character strives towards a goal -- be it the perfect dish of scrambled eggs in Scrambled Eggs Super!, or stopping dangerous pollution in The Lorax and Bartholomew and the Oobleck....   [tags: Literature Politics Essays]

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Analysis Of Dr. Seuss 's ' Horton Hears A Who ! '

- In Dr. Seuss’ “Horton Hears a Who!” Horton the elephant exclaims, “A person is a person no matter how small.” Horton’s statement is especially valid in the context of abortion. I would agree with Horton that a person is indeed a person, no matter their size. A person is a person no matter their size, age, mental capacity, race, nationality, gender, etc. And all persons are made in the image of God: Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” God created man in His own image, in the image of...   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Morality, Childbirth]

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The Novel ' Brave New World ' By The Iconic Dr. Seuss

- “Why fit in when you were born to stand out,” is a quote written by the iconic Dr. Seuss that was drilled into young children’s minds. As a young child, we were taught that everyone was unique and these differences are what make us a diverse society. There are three billion human beings on this planet today and each one of them carries distinctive traits. In the book, Brave New World, they believe human beings should be manufactured in order to have the ideal society; I disagree with their values....   [tags: Human, Emotion, Religion, Humans]

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My First Love By Dr. Seuss Books

- Literature was my first love. I started reading Dr. Seuss books at three, and when I was six, I read my first chapter book, Charlotte’s Web. After that, I started a love affair with literature and reading. I had a rather lonely childhood and books offered me an escape from the world around me. My life has been filled with constant struggles and changes. My mother’s feelings for me changed with every passing moment; which no matter how much I try I cannot fault her for because I realize that having me at such a young age and dealing her own mental health issues was not easy for her....   [tags: Novel, Jane Austen, The Taming of the Shrew]

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Comparing The Lorax Book and Film

- Quite a while before “green” was the new black; Dr. Seuss wrote a cautionary story about trees. The Lorax, originally published in 1971 by Dr. Seuss, became a classic children’s book. The classic was recently turned into an animated film. In 2012, The Lorax film was made by directors Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda (“The Lorax”). The book and the film have the same basic storyline; however, there are a few differences. The Lorax film is more in depth than the book. The book, The Lorax went through many changes to become a film....   [tags: Dr. Seuss]

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Dr. Seuss

- Dr. Seuss Born in 1904, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is perhaps one of the most beloved children’s authors of the twentieth century. Although he is most famous as an author of children’s books, Geisel was also a political cartoonist, advertisement designer, and film director. He used the power of imagination to produce unforgettable children’s books and helped solve the problem of illiteracy among America’s children. By using his experiences in life as a foundation for most of his books, Theodor Geisel was able to shape the character of many of his readers, as well as teach children subliminal messages through a unique writing style that incorporated various elements an...   [tags: Biography, children's books]

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Dr. Seuss

- Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss I took an unconventional approach in the topic I chose for my reading assignment – whereas most groups selected single novels, my partner and I opted to read a collection of short stories by none other than the notorious Dr. Seuss. Were I writing this essay on a “normal” book, I would be able to pose a question about the book itself and answer it in an ordinary sort of way. However, given the subject matter I have chosen, an essay on an individual book, though possible, would be a very tricky thing to do....   [tags: essays papers]

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Dr. Seuss Report

- Not all children may know his real name, but they do know what they like. And what they like is the author Theodor Geisel, or better known as the beloved Dr. Seuss. During the years of my early childhood I fondly remember my parents reading me the whimsical words of Dr. Seuss. His books were filled with imagination and humor which made them very enjoyable for me to listen to. As I got older I started to read Dr. Seuss books all by myself. All of his books are constructed with simple words that make it easy for children to learn how to read....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Theodore Geisel's Emergence as Dr. Seuss

- Theodore Geisel's Emergence as Dr. Seuss The appellation , "Dr. Seuss," has become a name that often evokes fond memories of a cherished childhood. Entrenched in monotony of gray day when, "The sun did not shine./ It was too wet to play," we only had to look at the grinning face of Dr. Seuss's famous cat to remind us that there was more to do than wait as time slipped away. There was something appealing in the simple anapestic tetrameter rhythm, coupled with nonsensical words and illustrations of outlandish creatures that seemed to call out to the vibrant, dynamic imagination of a child....   [tags: Literature Children Papers]

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Historical Illustrator Biography – Theodor Seuss Geisel and Garth Williams

- Illustrator Biography – Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. His father worked in the family brewery, Kuhlmbach & Geisel, which locals pronounced, "come back and guzzle” until prohibition. His mother’s maiden name was Seuss. She was the daughter of a baker in Springfield. Seuss had an older sister named Marnie (Kibler, 1987). His mother, Henrietta Seuss Geisel, according to Ted, often chanted rhymes from her youth to soothe Marnie and him to sleep....   [tags: Art]

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Brief Biography of Renown Children´s Author: Dr. Seuss

- Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. To Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Seuss Geisel. His father was a successful brewmaster. All of his grandparents were German immigrants. His father managed the family brewery and later was a supervisor of Springfield’s public park system. The family brewery was closed because of the Prohibition his father had to get a different job he got the park system job from the mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts John A....   [tags: German, Illustration]

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Comparing the Artwork of Dr. Seuss and Rube Goldberg

- Comparing the Artwork of Dr. Seuss to the Artwork of Rube Goldberg Dr. Seuss has an interesting background that is often overlooked. Many fans do not know that the beloved children’s book author actually began his career drawing cartoons for magazines and advertisements (“The Advertising Artwork of Dr. Seuss”). In many of his advertisements and children’s books he has amazing elaborate machines that complete different tasks. This aspect of his artwork has many similarities to another famous cartoonist, Rube Goldberg....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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Imaginative Language in Alice in the Wonderland by Lewis Carroll´s Literature

- In many children’s poems, writers attempt to connect with the younger ones through language that they understand. Many people, such as Dr. Seuss, make up their own silly and inventive language that not only teaches children that they can write, too, but it also makes them laugh at the hilarious adjectives and nouns. However, Dr. Seuss isn’t the only author who uses quirky words to capture readers’ attention. Another writer, by the name of Lewis Carroll, uses imaginative language in his two novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, In one of these texts, there is a poem, where he uses this same technique in a very clever and creative way....   [tags: Dr. Seuss, children]

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Analysis of Jim Carry';s Dr. Seuss' How the Girinch Stole Christmas Film

- The beginning of December brings happiness and holiday cheer. At my house it signals baking cookies and wrapping presents, along with putting up and decorating the towering ten foot tall Christmas tree. Classic holiday films play on television such as the 2000 remake of Dr. Seuss’ classic book How the Grinch Stole Christmas. As a child, I waited, giddy with excitement, at the theatre just to see the debut. Looking back, I was probably as thrilled for the movie as for Christmas itself. Because I fell in love with the story, this movie is a favorite choice during the month of December at my house....   [tags: sound, music, visual elements]

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Comparing Ron Howard's How the Grinch Stole Christmas to Dr. Seuss' Grinch

- Comparing Ron Howard's How the Grinch Stole Christmas to Dr. Seuss' Grinch Whether or not you consider Ron Howard's version of Dr Seuss's classic How The Grinch Stole Christmas comical, yet disgraceful, there's no ignoring the little green monster's reign over the box office. The movie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey, was released in November of 2000, reaching a gross high of over $200 million in the U.S alone (The Numbers). However, I feel that this version has over exaggerated the original story, and I will back this up by showing many examples of how Dr....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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Summary Of ' The Places You 'll Go ! '

- Theodore Seuss Geisel, other wise known as Dr. Seuss, has published more than 40 books, which have sold half a billion copies, according to In one of his most distinguished books, Oh, The Places You’ll Go. He said: “So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s a great balancing act. And you will succeed. Yes. You will, indeed. (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains!” Despite the fact that Seuss was a child book author, this quote is rather inspirational....   [tags: Mother, Family, Dr. Seuss, Father]

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Why The Goose And Wolf End Up Into The Woods

- keep saying “that is not a good idea”. Finally the goose and wolf end up into the woods where the goose kills the wolf and makes a soup out of him. This book is a book that students are able to follow along easily by repeating what the chicks say during the story. It does have a surprising ending which might scare younger students which is why I am not surprised that it is recommended for older students. Whether I would use this book in my classroom, I am not sure. Since the book does have a twist ending, I could have students write their favorite story with a twist at the end, and in that case I would only use the book to inspire creative writing....   [tags: Dr. Seuss, The Lorax, Bob Holt]

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Homer's Odyssey and Dr. Seuss’ You're Only Old Once

- Homer's Odyssey and Dr. Seuss’ You're Only Old Once        "What animal walks on all fours in the morning, on two legs at noon, and on three legs at night?" The famous riddle of the sphinx that has been pondered for many years; it is a universal issue that affects all people of every nationality, ethnicity, religion, or geographic area. We, ourselves, are the answer to this puzzle and yet we fight this explanation with every tool possible. We avoid it, refuse to admit it, read about it, joke about it, and deep down we often dread growing old....   [tags: Odyssey essays]

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Essay On The Lorax

- First of all, I enjoy the movie “The Lorax”; my children and I watch it often. Based on a book by Dr. Seuss, “The Lorax” is about a man named the Once-ler, who is an entrepreneur in search of making it big. The Once-ler stumbles upon an untouched wilderness where beautiful Truffula trees grow everywhere. The trees are just what he needs, so he harvests the Truffula Trees to create his product called a Thneed (a thing that all people need). The Once-ler meets a creature called the Lorax, who speaks for the trees and the interests of the natural environment and its native residents....   [tags: The Lorax, Dr. Seuss, Natural environment]

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Essay On The Lorax

- What exactly does it mean to be a hero. Does it mean you have to swoop in and save the day. Or does it simply mean that you are a kind person. In the story The Lorax by Dr. Seuss the author reveals his message, through the three main characters, which is to always be mindful of the environment and take care of it. The story depicts the struggle between environmental activist, the Lorax, and a greedy businessman, the Once-ler. The Once-ler starts a business that escalates and becomes a huge environmental hazard....   [tags: Dr. Seuss, The Lorax, Bob Holt]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Lorax '

- Daniel Kang Dr. Rhonda Dubec English 2907 SDE 6 February 2014 Environmental Activision as displayed in The Lorax Deforestation is a major problem in today’s society. The Lorax is a picture book written by Dr. Seuss and it looks at the issue of deforestation, as well as pollution. Although Dr. Seuss is best known for incorporating imagination and creativity in his children 's books, The Lorax is also one of Dr. Seuss 's most controversial works because it looks at how the consumption of natural resources can have negative effects on the environment....   [tags: The Lorax, Dr. Seuss, Bob Holt, Environmentalism]

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Advertisement Is More Than Just A Commercial Or Poster

- The society in which we live today, advertisements play an enormous part in our choice of the product we purchase or use. On a daily basis people are sometimes overwhelmed with the amount of advertisements they come across. Advertisements can be seen practically anywhere these days from the time you wake up and just taking a glance on your mobile device to taking a slow drive home while unwinding from a long day at work. Advertisement can be found not only on TVs and newspapers, but also on billboards, buses and walls of buildings....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, Super Bowl, Dr. Seuss]

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Theodor Geisel

- THESIS Theodor Geisel’s political activism during World War II, especially in the form of his political cartoons, heavily influenced his work as a children’s author, and impacted the messages of Horton Hears a Who and Yertle the Turtle. INTRODUCTION Dr. Seuss is known for his phenomenal creatures, invented words, and rhymes that surpassed absurdity and became something beautiful. Before that, though, Theodor Geisel was nationally noted for his political cartoons during World War II that enticed the mind to do more than think, but to ask questions and crave knowledge and justice....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Dr. Seuss]

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The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Analysis

- The Marxist viewpoint proves how sociological factors, such as wealth influence the characters, plot, setting, time period, or any other aspect of a piece of literature. It focuses on the relationship between different social classes and how the distribution of power, wealth, and materialism is determined. The Grinch Who Stole Christmas is a children’s story book written by Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. The story revolved around the Grinch, a grouchy and bitter creature who lives in a snowy mountain just north of a town called Whoville....   [tags: Marxism, Dr. Seuss, Social class, Working class]

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Sneetches Allegory

- The Sneetches is a children’s book written by Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss, in 1961. The story tells about a group of creatures that seem to be the same in appearance. All of the creatures are yellow, shaped similar to a large bowling pin and basically identical. There is one difference that separates the Sneetches, some have a green star on their bellies and some do not. This small physical difference ends up dividing the community of Sneetches. The group of Sneetches with star-bellies thinks they are better than the group with plain bellies....   [tags: Theodor Seuss Geisel, children, inequality]

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Teaching Young Children the Alphabet

- Every era teaches in the best methods that are available to them. Who are them. For instance, when The New-England Primer was written they believed it was what was best for the children. There were no other recourses to teach children. In the past, children tended to learn ABCs, spelling and religious content through memorization. However, in the present day ABC by Dr.Seuss is a book parents have the opportunity to choose from; they have the resources to choose other books to read to their children to teach them their ABC’s....   [tags: New-England Primer, ABC by Dr. Seuss]

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The Man Behind The Hat

- The Man Behind the Hat “More and more tension as if over inflating a balloon until the readers can not stand waiting for the “pop!” and then there is no pop, just deflation of the balloon(Hurst 2).” A perfect example of a writer named Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as “Dr. Seuss.” A man who some think created, “the world of imagination” as we know it in children’s literature. Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated many books and sold millions of copies. He created catch phrases and captured the eyes of children all over the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Helen and Theodor Geisel and Global Fascism and American Isolationism

- Helen and Theodor Geisel moved to New York City, and Geisel’s career flourished there. His fist success was as a cartoonist for Judge magazine. Following a cartoon which jokingly featured a brand of bug spray called “Flit”, the company hired him to do their advertising. His campaign featured cartoons of men facing giant beasts, frantically shouting “Quick, Henry, get the Flit!”. These ads were so popular that Geisel was able to support Helen and himself when other companies, including Standard Oil, hired him to advertise for them as well....   [tags: world war II, Yertle The Turtle]

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The Problem of Aliteracy

- “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.” – Mark Twain All children at a young age are taught to read either by their parent or at school. Then after some time the joy of reading books like Dr. Seuss “The Cat in the Hat”, or C.S. Lewis “Chronicles of Narnia,” and J.K Rowling “Harry Potter Series” becomes nothing but a distant memory. So the question that arises is are you aliterate. Unbeknownst to most people they have no idea of the word “aliteracy,” or think it is a spelling error for “illiteracy,” aliteracy is the disinclination to read, despite having the ability to do so (Oxford English Dictionary)....   [tags: Aliteracy Essays]

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American Propaganda During World War II

- ... Seuss’s cartoons. Besides the cartoons that portrayed Germany, Japan, and Italy as sub-human savages, animations were used to depict the enemy in the same way. The American government and army turned to Walt Disney for his animation propaganda. In “Der Fuhrer’s Face,” Walt Disney mocks Nazy Germany and Japan through satirizing the language, body stance, and culture of Adolf Hitler and his followers and allies. Disney satirizes Hitler by overly emphasizing the Hitler salute to come across as irritating and brainwashing....   [tags: allies, media, cartoons, axis powers]

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Political, Social And Moral Me

- Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known to generations of readers all over the world as "Dr. Seuss," is the American author of many popular children’s books. Dr. Seuss’ "deft combination of easy words, swift rhymes and batty nonsense" (Horn 69) has convinced many children that reading does not have to be a boring chore, but instead can be fun and entertaining. Amidst these wacky drawings of zany characters spouting off crazy rhetoric, there is much hidden symbolism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Considering Gender in Our Lives: Gender and Inequality

- As children grow and begin to take their first steps towards the American education system, they are taught to follow the wisdoms of three important characters: their parents, their teachers, and Dr. Seuss. While trying to take on the simple, yet thought-provoking concepts of Seuss-ism, children embark on their search for identity. Like Dr. Seuss, we often encourage the little ones in our lives to “be who you are and say what you feel, because those who matter don’t mind and those mind don’t matter” (Dr....   [tags: power, and inequality, species]

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The Great Depression And President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

- The Only Thing of Which to Fear is Fear Itself Fear no more, Roosevelt does murder fear - the innocent fear. This sounds like a line that would come from the pen of Shakespeare. However, this is a the underlying message in What Was I Scared of. by Dr. Seuss. The Great Depression and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s speeches were extremely influential upon the works of Theodor Geisel, commonly known by his pen name of Dr. Seuss. One of the primary examples of this influence is reflected in What Was I Scared of?....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Depression, New Deal]

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Exploring The Theme of Facism in Animal Farm, Nineteen-Eighty-Four, Yertle the Turtle, and Dictator

- Fascism is a system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism. Fascism also occurs in our literature such as the great pieces Animal Farm and Nineteen-Eighty-Four by Orwell, Yertle the Turtle by Seuss and Dictator by Kessler. These pieces will now be deeply explored so we can find out what English literature tells us about fascism....   [tags: Fascist, Government]

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How Literacy Has Played A Big Part Of My Life

- Literacy has always played a big part in my life. My mom is an ESOL teacher, so she as amazing when it came to teaching me. She taught me the alphabet and during my whole lifetime, she has helped me with my grammar. As a child, I used to watch a Sesame Street and use a program called “Baily’s Book House.” Sesame Street and Baily’s Book house both helped me learn the alphabet and other vocabulary words. When I was two, I started preschool at my synagogue. In preschool, I continued to learn the alphabet and I learned to recognize my name....   [tags: High school, Education, Primary school]

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Alternative Requirement for Urban Experience

- Alternative Requirement for Urban Experience As comforting as it is to know that children today have more in common with each other than we did as children it seems to be at the expense of their uniqueness. As educators we need to celebrate the differences in individuals. As Dr. Seuss said “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” (Seuss 1959) When I was a teachers aid at a local middle school I found myself changing my teaching style from moment to moment....   [tags: Persoanl Reflection]

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William Dockendorf Is An Enthusiast

- William Dockendorf is an enthusiast in the computer and logical activities. He considers himself as an individual who likes to challenge himself by new and advanced learning methods. His main interests involve around Mathematics, computer programming and video games. He spends most of his time engaging in computer related tasks with great attention to technical detail. Meanwhile, William makes time to challenge himself by solving puzzles and reading advanced books whenever possible as he is driven to keep his reading and writing skills up....   [tags: Writing, Learning, Better, Improve]

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Reading Analysis : Picture Walks

- Picture walks. A pre-reading activity that involves the students looking at the pictures of a book and making predictions in order to prepare the students to read the book. Interactive read-aloud. The teacher reads a book to the students, pausing at integral parts to comment and ask the students questions in order to facilitate comprehension. Strategy lesson. Important reading strategies include previewing the text; activating prior knowledge; setting purposes; generating, verifying, and updating predictions; identifying text structures; using imagery and visualizing; and monitoring comprehension....   [tags: Writing, Reading, Reading, Dyslexia]

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Transcendentalism In Peanuts On Life

- “Peanuts on Life” (Solitude, Oversoul) Solitude and oversoul, two of the twelve components of transcendentalism, can be represented in the comic Peanuts on Life. The comic shows the beloved character Charlie Brown laying in bed and asking the question “Why am I here?”. He then receives a response from a unknown voice asking him “Where do you want to be?”. This small comic represents transcendentalism in more ways than one. For example, the idea that everyone is born god-like, and contains a part of god within themselves, is represented in the subtext of the two questions asked in the comic....   [tags: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Concord]

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Famous Children's Book Author Theodor Suess Geisel

- Theodor Suess Geisel, also known as Dr. Suess, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in March of 1904. Suess was his mothers name, where his pen name Dr. Suess came from, and “Dr.” came from his fathers unfulfilled hopes that Theodor would some day have his doctorate. Dr. Suess was a famous American writer and cartoonist best known for his children’s books. Author of 46 books started off his career with a book called And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. In 1936 Suess sailed to Europe and the rhythm of this children’s book was influenced by the ships engine....   [tags: Theodor Suess Geisel, Dr. Suess, ]

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The Events of 1937

- World, American, and regional events that occurred in 1937 were remarkably influential to history. The year of 1937 was marked by dynamic world leaders, intensifying international conflicts, economic struggles, record breaking athletes, and influential authors. Despite the fact that this year was a time of rising world instability and uncertainty, several admirable feats were still achieved. John Steinbeck was a world renowned author of the twentieth century. He wrote numerous novels, many of which were about migrant farmers who struggled during times of economic downfall....   [tags: American Society]

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Death Is Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

- Death is always an interesting topic for discussion. Individuals will respond differently to it emotionally and physically. Some will see it as a nuisance and attempt to remain as busy as they can to not think of it but once death catches up to us we hope and pray that there is an afterlife where we can continue living. Others will do anything in their power to fight against it and make sure that they live their life to the fullest. These individuals are determined to leave some trace of them behind before it is too late....   [tags: Death, Afterlife, Life, Stanza]

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The History and Purpose of the Environmentalist Movement

- The movement that will be discussed is the Environmental Movement. This movement focuses on the environment and the well-being of the Earth. The Environmental Movement began on April 22, 1970, with the celebration of the first Earth Day. This movement was first created as a way to raise awareness about the Earth and its poor condition. This movement has widely been accepted as a Reform Movement as it was originally created to help make the world a better place ( Since the time of the first Earth Day, the Environmentalists have become so concerned with the plants and animals of the environment that they have begun to paint the picture that humans are the enemy and the rea...   [tags: eaarth day, environmental problems]

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Tim Burton's Particular Way of Making Films

- ... Furthermore, as the movie progressed, Edward’s social acceptance declined rapidly. In turn, Burton made Edward’s costume slowly tear up, until the “mob” scene where he ripped off the dress shirt completely, which showed how he will never become what everyone else wanted him to be. Another symbol Burton included in Edward Scissorhands that supported individuality was snow. Before Edward came to their neighborhood, the people who lived there had never experienced snow. Every day was predictable for them, but just as the snow was new, a creative and obscure person like Edward was also new to them....   [tags: pioneers in movie making]

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Tim Burton: A Man of Many Visions

- “Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?” These are the words of Tim Burton, a renowned director who plays by his own rules when creating a story for the big screen. Growing up different from most kids, Burton was influenced by many unique people and movies such as Edgar Allen Poe, Dr. Seuss, and German Expressionist films. He used their styles to create many memorable films himself, such as Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland. In these recognizable blockbusters, like most of Burton’s movies, the use of satire and visual features are present to support the thematic concept of conformity vs....   [tags: notorious movie directors]

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The Importance of Wordless Picture Books

- "Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss Children’s pictures books are a staple in every young person’s life, from Dr. Seuss to Maurice Sendak. They shape thoughts, values, provide life lessons, and open them to cultures and experiences they may never get a change to be a part of. Many times, the story has been passed down orally for centuries, before being put to paper. They connect generations to each other. And they manage to do all of this through all entertaining characters and vibrant colors....   [tags: education, semiotics, children's books]

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Hot and Cold: Warmth in Poetry

- ... The light of glow-lamps, the warmth of happiness and life itself pervade the middle of the writing. This character is full of warm, joyous life, but once he makes the decision to go to war all this is soon taken from him as Owen writes “half his lifetime lapsed in the hot race / And leap of purple spurted from his thigh.” (19-20). at the end the poem returns to reality, the veteran alone once more in a cold, dark room. No more cheering at football games, no more warm looks from girls, no more of the love of the woman he joined the army to impress in the first place....   [tags: Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, Disabled]

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Alice Books by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

- Though more than one century has passed, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland still new generations of young and older readers alike. Among many other reasons, Carroll’s tale may be explained by its particular work on language and the mass effects it produces in the mind of children and adults, therefore creating a remarkable literary work. Alice Books by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), known as Lewis Carroll appeared in a period when the sentimental stories and the conformation to the moral and aesthetic values were in fashion....   [tags: alice´s adventure in wonderland]

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Why English Is My First Language

- When I was younger I would have argued that I knew enough to communicate with other people effectively. This is the assumption that I would have made from the English that I knew, considering that English is my first language. According to the U.S Department of Education and National Center for Education Statistics “The percentage of English Language Learners students in public schools increased between 2002-2003 and 2012-2013 in all but 11 states, with the largest percentage-point increase occurring in Kansas (4.9 percentage points) and the largest percentage-point decrease occurring in Arizona (9.6 percentage points).” Starting from infancy my mother took her time to teach me oral language...   [tags: Education, School, Learning, Communication]

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