Essay On Dr. Seuss

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As Dr. Seuss once said, “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” Theodor Seuss Geisel, formally known as Dr. Seuss, is considered by many people to be one of the most influential authors and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With over sixty books written and illustrated, many of them rewarded, Seuss left a lasting impact on kids and adults all over the world. Seuss combined whimsical drawings and rhyming words to give readers an unforgettable story. Seuss’ stories appear in households and libraries all over the world, making him the most popular children’s book author. According to Publisher’s Weekly, Seuss’ books appear numerous times on the top best selling children’s books of all time. Seuss not only provided unforgettable stories for children to read all over the globe, but he set a precedent for many films, stories, and television shows in decades to come. Seuss is famous for not only his witty drawings and words, but also the unforgettable message he leaves for the reader. His characters are provided with a fearful or unfortunate situation, but through Seuss’ positive writing attitude, his characters learn a lesson…show more content…
Through his witty writing style and colorful illustrations, Seuss managed to capture the hearts of readers everywhere. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture writes, “Due to his unique writing style, Seuss left an unforgettable impact on many” (2013). Seuss’ one-of-a-kind writing style was the first of its kind. His ability to bring humor and an important lesson to the story sold him an amassed two-hundred million copies of books. Fensch (2000) explains that his books were the first time children could imagine for themselves, for the stories were like nothing they had ever read before. Through all of his contributions to society, Stephen King’s influence can be heavily seen in many
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