Of Mice And Men Should Be Banned Essay

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In Of Mice of Men by John Steinbeck was banned because of the use of the word God in a profane way, objectification of the black characters, and the portrayal of prostitution throughout the book. Steinbeck wanted to illustrate how people talked and acted towards black people and the portrayal of prostitution with everyone being short on money they would do whatever it takes to get a paycheck. From my experience from reading Of mice and men, I didn't think anything was wrong with the book at all I thought it was a great book. Giving I was in 11th grade when I read the book but still if I had a kid and they had to read this book I would be happy due to the good life lessons they use in the book. Now I'm not saying a support dropping the n-word…show more content…
Unfortunately, a lot of people didn't see it as that because the use of the G-word was the most popular reason when you heard why the book was being banned. Now, in my opinion, I would think that it would come from a lot of Christian schools due to not being able to use the G-word since its against the ten commandments but it should ultimately be up to the parents cause if they don't want their kid reading it then they should be able to pick another book that the school has choosing as an alternate book to make everyone happy. In 2016 a school attempted to make of mice of men only available for small groups that had their parents permission in 9th-grade English classes in Coeur d'Alene Idaho. The way they use profanity and how they use the word god is something some people saw unacceptable. They also found that since it was set during the great depression that is was too negative of a book. On June 1 2015, the board for the school started the vote on the book and it ended up losing the appeal 4 to
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