To Ban Or Not To Ban In John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice And Men'

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To Ban Or Not To Ban? That Is The Question? “Although Of Mice and Men is a literary classic, it is also a frequently banned book in many schools and libraries in the United States. This book has been either banned or challenged for over twenty years from a variety of different schools and libraries. I think Of Mice and Men should not be banned, but instead be taught in EVERY school, with responsible and mature teachers.” says jmonkey1080 at http://www.teenink.com/opinion/school_college/article/534583/Should-Of-Mice-and-Men-Be-Banned-Worldwide/ .This is how I belive people should react when they see the book “Of Mice And Men” by John SteinBeck If you harm others there are consequences that you have to face they might not be as bad as in the book. This teaches kids how to use proper language while speaking to others. The rest of this essay is about why, “Of Mice And Men” should not be banned from schools. One reason this book should not be banned from schools is how it teaches mature students how hard things were during the Great Depression for adults. This is clear towards the beginning of the book when Steinbeck talks about getting work cards. On page five, George expresses how hard things are for them when he asks Lennie to remember things from the past.“You remember about us goin’ into Murray and Ready’s, and they give us work cards?” This shows that George and Lennie are in hard times so they have to keep moving around as migrant workers, but when Lennie talks to Crooks

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