Another reason that To Kill a Mockingbird is banned is for its references to rape. In today's society, if you turn on your television, you will see stories about rape and murder and other unnatural and disturbing behaviors. In this novel, the author did not write a porn scene or any sort of inappropriate scenes that are unsuitable for the teenage readers, but she merely references to rape, which seems to be such a major concern for people who are most likely lonely with too much time on their hands. Considering that To Kill a Mockingbird is quite a long novel and is a higher reading level, you should be able to determine whether you are mature enough to read the novel. Whether you are capable of maintaining yourself while reading about the history of race, references to rape, and profane language that we hear just about every day, depends on you.
Montag has a personal revolution; he realizes the dangers of restricting information and intellectual thought. Ironically, Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most banned books in American schools. The book was seen as evil for ideas like opposing the suppression of freedom by parties that presumed they had all the answers. Books such as Fahrenheit 451, 1984, Brave New World, The Giver, and The Hunger Games have been banned in schools, and they all explore the themes of suppressing freedom, information, and intellectual thinking. Prohibiting these books will only lead less thought; it will lead to the ultimate demise of society.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury emphasis his belief on censorship and how the future society will be if authority controls the daily aspect of life. Ray Bradbury does this by not allowing anyone to own or read a book, because the society believes that books provide the citizen with unnecessary and false thoughts, if the person is caught with books your whole house is burned and then the individual will be incarcerated. Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 expresses the dangers of censorship through limiting the citizens access to knowledge, removing Constitutional Rights, and establishing a realistic allegory similar to today’s society. There are many dangers how censorship limits citizens access to knowledge in many ways. One danger that people could face is not knowing what we see on the news or in the newspaper’s is actually true, and what people say just to cover themselves up or make someone else look good in the person’s eyes.
In conclusion, the novel Catcher in the Rye should be banned because of its inappropriate and sexual topics. It should also be banned because Holden is fit to be a role model in the highschool environment and can possibly influence them in the wrong way. The novel does have characteristics to be fit for our curriculum but the moral it teaches are weak compared to that of other
He has formerly expelled out of three others, so he is planning on leaving this one as well, but he isn’t planning to return home to Manhattan until Wednesday. The cruelty that’s in the real world makes him unbearable to others, and through his sarcasm he tries to shield himself from all the pain, responsibility, and disappointment of the adult world. Sometimes, he shows phoniness, unkindness, and emptiness than anyone else in the book. Also, the dialect that the author gives Holden is inappropriate yet Holden has hatred that they’re vulgar words on the wall and that kids can be influenced by that and he wants to retain children innocent. As I was saying, the author gives Holden an inappropriate dialectal, for people in general, which for some people
To Kill a Mockingbird should still be taught in school systems, and should not be a banned book because the novel focuses on a part of history that should not be ignored. Just because history is harsh and not always the most pleasant thing to learn about, does not mean that we can ignore it. Kenya Down with PBS said, “Being uncomfortable with history is not means to change it; people need to figure out how to confront issues.” Down also mentioned how Lee’s book is one of the most banned books
She hated Hitler and his power. She hated him because he took her mother and her friend Max away. The Book Thief how a dominant culture can use censorship to control how others are seen. By censoring books Hitler stopped questions from arising about his beliefs, and controlled how the Jewish were perceived. The censored book The Shoulder Shrug changed how Liesel saw the world around her, broadening and changing her point of view.
In both modern world and in Fahrenheit 451, there are books, but, in the two different societies, book are also viewed as opposites. In the novel Fahrenheit 451, books are viewed as a danger. In this society where the government has most of the control, book are scarce, only found in homes of people brave enough to risk their lives for these books. If the citizens refuse to leave their homes that hold even one book, they will be burned with the books, with no mercy. “Do you ever read the books you burn?” He laughed.” That 's against the law!” “Oh.
Catcher in the Rye A. Introduction The Catcher in the Rye by: J. D. Salinger was banned for a reason. Many felt that the books language was a little to colorful, but others loved it with all their heart. The people that hated said book, challenged the book and got it banned. But from what I 've read this is a battle over a book, one that has lasted five or six generations.
The Catcher in the Rye no part of the book should be censored because everything in the book stand either as a symbol for the character Holden or serve as a lesson in the book But you’ve not told why...you can’t just state something without cause. State why... Intro: The definition of Censorship is “Censorship is the restraint of speech and communicative material by some form of power or authority, usually a government” (Censorship). A censorship is done to protect the public because they are considered offensive or otherwise objectionable (censorship). A censorship is not simply done by just a normal citizen but by a high authority usually done by the government.