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The King's Stilts
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Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Welcome, Shmoopers, to the Kingdom of Binn, ruled by the benevolent King Birtram. We'd love to tell you that this is the land of paradisiacal beaches and drinks with umbrellas, but alas, that's not...
The tone of The King's Stilts might throw you just a bit off kilter at first. Those expecting the silly absurdity and lighthearted fun typical of Seussâ€¦ okay, those things are totally here, too....
Wait just a hot minute. This is Seuss, right? So where are the rhymes?Nowhere, mister. We're sorry to say that The King's Stilts is totally rhymeless, verseless, and oh-so prosey. But it turns outâ...
What's Up With the Title?
Well, geez, Doc. A book about the King's stilts called The King's Stilts?Couldn't you have made this one a bit more interesting? Okay, okay, we can give the guy some points for practicality. The ti...
What's Up With the Ending?
Good conquers evil and all is right with the world. That about sums up the ending of The King's Stilts, which comes to a sweeping close in spectacular children's book fashion. We see the villain, L...
When drawing creatures like the Lorax, Whos and Zooks, Seuss would sign his name Dr. Theophrastic Seuss. It sounded like a more scientifically distinguished title, and hey, maybe folks would think...
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