Research Paper on Dr. Seuss
Language Arts 3
16 May 2013
Our Childhood Brought To Life
“ I do not like green eggs and ham I do not like them Sam-I-Am.” These famous words not only started my childhood but many children’s childhood. Theodore Seuss Geisel or most commonly known as Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1994 and from there the world was changed. Theodore Geisel is a charismatic man who put his lively personality into his fun and lighthearted books like Green Eggs and Ham, The classic Cat in the Hat, and the iconic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Born on March 2,1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts Theodore Seuss Geisel made his way into the world. His mother Henrietta and Theodore were very busy people. His father managed the
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The next story that is pretty popular and also got picked up for a movie is The Cat in the Hat. In this silly story Dr. Seuss tells a tale about a control freak sister, Sally and a rule-breaking brother, Conrad. Conrad not only doesn’t follow the rules but if you tell him to do something he always does the opposite of what any authority figure tells him to do. On the other hand his sister sally always foes what she is told and never really has any fun, she sucks the fun out of everything. On this rainy day the kids don’t know what to do. Then a miracle happens! The magical cat in the hat comes to visit comes to provide all the fun they can have with no consequences. As the day goes on and the mess gets bigger the cat in the hat introduces Thing 1 and Thing 2 from his world to Sally and Conrad. They came from this bow that lead to the cats universe, of course the cat knowing the Conrad does the opposite of whatever he is told tell Conrad to not open the box or else he will unleash the mother load of all messes. Of course Conrad being Conrad opens the box and unleashes the mess. When they finally get the box closed the house was wrecked. They had to fix it before their mom got home. So Sally, Conrad, Cat, and Thing 1 and Thing 2 worked together to clean up the house and they did it! Some of the literary devices he uses are alliteration. For example who’s in Whoville