“All the people like us are We, and everyone else is They.” – Rudyard Kipling

The poem “We and They” by Rudyard Kipling (1835 – 1936) reinforces the idea of in-groups and out-groups that is a central theme in The Sneetches, while also introducing the concept of perspective.

This comic attempts to convey that same concept through the use of foreheads or the lack thereof.

Are people really that different when it comes to being human? Or are they just different looking?

It is highly recommended that you read “We and They” and/or “The Sneetches” by Dr. Suess, if you have never done so. It doesn’t take long and it will be well worth your while.

There’s lots of analyses on both of these excellent literary works of art. Just do a search on it.


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Published: April 19, 2022