Green Eggs and Ham managed with a vocabulary of just fifty words to tell the story of a Seuss creature's relentless crusade to introduce a hapless furry character to a revolting dish.
This is often suggested as one of the reasons that Geisel's writing was so well received.
On December 1,four years after his death, University of California, San Diego 's University Library Building was renamed Geisel Library in honor of Geisel and Audrey for the generous contributions that they made to the library and their devotion to improving literacy.
In he was inducted into the California Hall of Fame. That is all he can see.
Seuss Goes to Wardenounced Hitler and Mussolini and were highly critical of non-interventionists "isolationists"most notably Charles Lindberghwho opposed US entry into the war. Geisel, who was child No. Geisel generally maintained trochaic meter for only brief passages, and for longer stretches typically mixed it with iambic tetrameterwhich consists of a weak syllable followed by a strong, and is generally considered easier to write.
The following year, Geisel married Audrey Stone Diamond. Army in He once remarked in an interview, "If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn't show up.