Dr. Seuss (and the Bible) for the Symbolism-Challenged

Dr. Seuss (and the Bible) for the Symbolism-Challenged February 9, 2012

Sometimes people get into debates over whether something is literally true to be accepted without questioning however implausible, or false and therefore something only stupid people believe, not realizing that both are perhaps missing the point of the stories. And so for those whose ability to grasp symbolism and appreciate myth is poor, here are some Dr. Seuss covers redone to spell it out for you:

Are there other stories, e.g. in the Bible, which people who just don’t get symbolism and myth misunderstand or fail to appreciate? If so, what title would you give them to spell it out for them?

(The image if from George Takei via Tom Bartley on Facebook)


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