Modeling the works of Dr. Seuss to create a politically relevant children's story
Date of Award
Master of Liberal Studies
Arts & Culture
Jennifer Zukowski Boughn
Dr. Seuss; The Lorax; satire; Children's story; Occupy Wall Street; US Economy
This capstone project is a creative writing piece focusing on the Occupy Wall Street movement. Following a foundational piece and reflective piece, this project consummates in a children's story comprised of lyric verse entitled The Meneez, modeled after the works of Dr. Seuss, most notably The Lorax. The Meneez is designed to introduce a young audience to the basic concepts and key players of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Semerod, Paula B., "Modeling the works of Dr. Seuss to create a politically relevant children's story" (2012). Arts and Culture. 78.