An Analysis of Green Eggs and Ham

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K.J. HansonMy Featured Blogger this week is K.J. Hanson of the somewhat unimaginatively named K.J.’s writing, on the other hand, is bursting with imagination and humor. I know literally nothing about the guy except that he must have difficulty swallowing since his tongue is perpetually in his cheek. In other words, K.J. is a very witty fellow. Visit him and you’ll see. And who knows, maybe he’ll even tell you what K.J. stands for.

On the surface, Green Eggs and Ham is supposedly about a picky eater who refuses to eat a dish that he would end up enjoying simply because he thought it didn’t sound appetizing. Parents hold it up to their children as an example to try new things and keep an open mind about them.

That’s not what this analysis is about, however. It is about deeper-routed, and possibly sadder truths spoken by the book. The unnamed main character announces (prior to being offered anything) his dislike of Sam I Am. This seems reasonable to us as Sam I Am is shown to be riding past our unknown protagonist multiple times holding a sign that states his own name in giant letters—an objectively obnoxious thing to do.

Don’t believe me? Do this to literally anyone in your life. Right now… I’ll wait.

How did it go? Poorly, I bet.

Anyway, we…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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18 Responses to An Analysis of Green Eggs and Ham

  1. Nancy Richy says:

    Love KJ! I enjoy his wit and clever take on life. A great read! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. gpavants says:


    It is easier to blow off people that bug us yhen give them some of our precious time.



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  3. WebbBlogs says:

    I been following him for a while and he’s awesome 😁

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  4. What a great writer. Thanks for sharing Mitch.

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  5. Francochuks says:

    Lots of Love 💌

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  6. Pam Webb says:

    Have you viewed Green Eggs and Hamlet? Shakespeare meets Seuss.

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  7. revruss1220 says:

    Another great recommendation, Mitch. This is great stuff!

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  8. Rhonda says:

    Thanks Mitch for introducing me to KJ, so cool of you. He’s great! So clever :0

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  9. Thanks for the introduction Mitch. In all fairness though I feel obligated to reveal that I once tried green eggs. Didn’t have any ham but those green eggs had some fuzz growing around the edges and just tasted, hehehe. If you believe I actually ate something like that I have a blue bridge across the Ohio River I’ll sell you. Now I’m wondering what green eggs would taste like.

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  10. Damyanti Biswas says:

    Wow, this is interesting! Thanks for sharing this Mitch 🙂

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  11. Ha, nice! I chuckled and checked out a few of his other posts – funny dude!

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