Modeling the Works of Dr. Seuss to Create a Politically Relevant Children's Story

Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Capstone Project

Degree Name

Master of Liberal Studies

Organizational Unit

University College, Arts and Culture Management


Liberal Studies

First Advisor

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.

Publication Statement

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