Questions tagged [dr-seuss]

For questions about the works of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and his life as a writer.

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How to scan the “Clark” poem from “One Fish, Two Fish”?

One of my favorite things about Dr. Seuss's One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish is the combination of rhyme and rhythm or meter in its poems. I think I've found satisfying rhythms for reading all ...
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Why were “Daisy-Head Mayzie” and “My Many Colored Days” not published until after Dr. Seuss's death?

The Dr. Seuss bibliography lists a number of books that were published posthumously. While I do realize that it's not uncommon to have posthumous works, several of these books are apparently quite old....
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What was Dr. Seuss's intended message in “Horton Hears a Who”?

I've seen themes and elements from Dr. Seuss's Horton Hears a Who applied to a variety of things, such as the abortion debate, dwarfism awareness, and space aliens. While I can see how they could ...