November 19, 2012
Dr. Seuss and His Amazing Literatures
Dr. Seuss is a well know children’s literature writer. Many people probably can recognize his unique style of illustrations and story characters but not know who this writer is. His way of drawing buildings is and characters is something that symbolizes him. For example when you look at a normal building, it should have a geometric shape so the building actually “makes sense”. However the way that he draws his architectures does not include any shape that make sense, or that directly tell you that it is a “structure of a house”. His unique drawing style has grabbed many people’s attention. Especially for children, his special way of drawing buildings and people are very eye catching and funny. Being a writer for the entire life, Dr. Seuss had written many types of literatures. He is, at the same time, a writer, a poet, and a cartoonist; yet, he was mostly known for his children’s books. During his career, he published 46 children’s books, which include the famous ones: The Cat In the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Etc. In his stories, he often uses rhyme. For example in the beginning of the book The Cat In the Hat, the two children are thinking about what to do and they said, “ Too wet to go out and too cold to play ball. So we sat in the house. We did nothing at all.” These sentences have rhyme in the ending of each end. Not only in the Cat in the Hat, most of his stories are written in this type of simple rhyming poem style. Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904 and died on September 24, 1991. During his remarkable lifetime, his books were always the best sells, even till nowadays. His stories and illustrations were made into movies, short films, and animation movies and were all appreciated by children and adults. Dr, Seuss might not be as well known; however, he is still the hero in the heart of...
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