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Word Play on Dr. Seuss Day

2nd March is celebrated as Dr. Seuss Day. Seuss wrote “Green Eggs and Ham” using only 50 words, and successfully got a whole generation of kids having fun learning to read. “I have great pride in taking Dick and Jane out of most school libraries,” he once said, referring to the standard, dull reading primers of the 50s. Seuss’ success can be seen in how he used words, constructed sentences, and how they sound out loud. Rhyming, alliteration, and repetition were writing techniques he used to make his prose almost…