The Butter Battle Book Analysis

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The Meaning of The Butter Battle Book Dr. Seuss’s Butter Battle Book is a very well known child’s story. But Dr. Seuss’s books aren’t just well known and popular. His books also show superior ability to use craft to suit his purposes. His books not only show his expertise in writing, but they also show his superior way to use literary devices such as rhyming, conflict and point of view. Dr. Seuss is able to use rhyming in a way that is fun to read and easy to understand and interpret. Dr. Seuss writes, “ In every Zook house in every Zook town every zook eats his bread with the butter side down”(5). Dr. Seuss uses his rhymes were that they flow together and sound good when you say them. The author says,“‘All we need is some new fangled kind of gun. My boys in the back room have already begun to think up a walloping wizz-zinger one!”(19). He also makes up his own words to rhyme so that it …show more content…
Seuss is one of the best when it comes to showing conflict in his stories. Dr. Seuss says, “VanItch was there too! And he said, the old pig,;The Boys in my Back Room invented this rig called the Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted Boom-Blitz. It shoots high-explosive sour cherry stone pits and will put your dumb Kick-a-Poo Kid on the fritz!"’ [insert citation] In this story Dr. Seuss’s characters are having a conflict that is similar to the [capitalization error] cold war. The author writes,“ Those Boy in the Back Room sure knew how to putter! They made me a thing called the Utterly Sputter and I jumped aboard with my heart all a flutter and steered toward the land of the Upside-Down Butter.” Each side the Zooks and the Yooks are trying to out do each other with having the biggest weapon. Dr. Seuss writes, “For a while that worked fine. All the Zooks stayed away and our country was safe. Then one terrible day a very rude Zook by the name of VanItch snuck up and slingshotted my Snick-Berry Switch!” But Dr. Seuss doesn’t just use conflict and rhyming, he also uses point of