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Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
by Dr. Seuss

Pill-Berry Vine

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Hey there! Are you looking to cure all that ails you? Would you like a snake oil man to sidle on up with bag full of remedies that cost a lot of money but can possibly kill you? Look no further than the pill-berry vine. When you want a quick solution to mitigate the symptoms of a deeper disease, pill-berry has the answer.

Okay, maybe the pill-berry vine isn't hawked in this same kind of way, but you get the idea. The pill-berry vine is a symbol for the easy (and wrong) way out. With its help, you'll be stripped of all that makes you who you are. For the low, low price of just $9.95.

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