Banning books is one of the most common forms of censorship that exists in the world today. Banned Books Week began in to highlight the issues that surround this issue. Since the start of this event, there have been over 11, different titles challenged. Public libraries, universities, K schools, and businesses all over the country see attempts to ban books frequently.
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Citizens should be allowed to stand up if they believe books should not be banned. It is important that writers should be able to have their books out to the public without getting banned. Censorship of books is common and a real problem. It shows the friendship between Huck and Jim, were as history books are dry and boring. The history books do not always relate things to the past, this book shows you what it was like. It shows that slaves and white people could be friends and that not everyone hated slaves. We should support the fact that they traveled together because in this day and age these races have negative views about each other.
Find all our Student Opinion questions here. Have your parents, teachers or school administrators ever forbidden you from reading a book because they thought its content or characters were inappropriate for someone your age? If so, did you listen to them? Or did you read that book anyway? Edward community demanded an explanation.
Throughout history, the suppression of knowledge through banning or destroying books has been seen at some point in most modern societies. The reason as to why books are banned varies from different governments and their respective culture. In America, books have been restricted based on the type of themes or messages that it attempts to portray to its readers. The basis of which books are often banned includes: racial issues, encouragement of damaging lifestyles, blasphemous dialog, sexual situations or dialog, violence or negativity, presence of witchcraft, religious affiliations of unpopular religions, political bias, or that are age inappropriate.