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Dr Seuss Group Project

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Group Project



Hey girls!

I got the wiki page up and running so we could all post our stuff here. If you'll put your part on here (and/or e-mail it to me, I'll stick it into the progress report to turn in on Wednesday). See you soon!




Group members

  • Chelsey (chelseyc@ufl.edu)
  • Amanda (schafera@ufl.edu)
  • Laura (laura414@ufl.edu




The Dr. Seuss Empire:


I. Biography

A. Early years

B. College

C. Specific Life Experiences that Helped Shape Work

II. Works

A. Transitions

B. Adult-Child Divide

C. Political

III. Alternative Media

A. Movies

B. Seuss as a Brand

C. Seussical the Musical

D. Seussland




Secondary sources


  • In Search of Seuss. Dir. Joni Levin. 1994. DVD. Warner Home Video, 2003.


  • Krull,Kathleen. The boy on Fairfield Street: how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss. New York: Random House, 2004.


  • Cohen, Charles D. The Seuss, the whole Seuss, and nothing but the Seuss: a visual biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel. New York: Random House, 2004.


  • Woods, Mae. Dr. Seuss. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Co., 2000.


***need to find at least one more source***



Possible primary sources to be examined


  • The Lorax (+ videorecording)


  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (+ videorecording and live-action film)


  • The Cat in the Hat (+ videorecording and live-action film)


  • Horton Hears a Who! (+ videorecording and upcoming film)


  • The Butter Battle


  • The Foot Book


  • One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish


  • Oh, the Places You'll Go!




Throughout the years, the Seuss empire has grown into a global phenomenon and is still expanding, the aim of this piece will be to analyze the main aspects of the Seuss trend from a biographical standing, a detailed study of his progression of works and also a glance into the future of the Seuss empire through alternative media.




Friday mornings, 4th period (10:40am-11:30am)



Keep your drafts here so you can refer to earlier versions.

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