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The Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat
by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat Lines 218-225 Summary

Taking a Stand

  • Finally, we hear from our narrator, the boy. 
  • Fun, for the Things, means bumping into and knocking over as much stuff as possible.
  • Well, the boy has had enough. He says, "I do NOT like the way that they play!/If mother could see this,/ Oh what would she say!" (223-225)
  • Mother might be away, but she sure isn't forgotten.
  • Speaking of Mother…
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