Monday, June 12, 2017

Famous Fictional Figure: The Lorax - Springfield, MA

The Lorax
Springfield, MA

N 42° 06.239 W 072° 35.173

Short Description:

The Lorax is the protagonist of the eponymous book written by Dr. Seuss and published in 1971. The sculpture is located at he newly opened (June 3, 2017) Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum at the the Quadrangle, 21 Edwards St., Springfield, MA.

Long Description:

The Lorax deals with the danger of the destruction of the environment.  The Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the those who would destroy the forest.

“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” 

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,
Nothing is going to get better. It's not.”

― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

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