A real hand (above) is a multi-purpose tool that can be used for pointing and a hundred other things. Geisel's hand is meant for pointing and nothing else. A comparison with a real hand reveals Geisel's hand exists to point and to indicate that the owner is stupid....that's it.
I'm interested in the written and spoken and sung and painted word... Write and blog a fair amount about all that at READIN.COM. You may know me as The Modesto Kid, under which pseudonym I contribute to the comments sections of a number of blogs.