The material was "unsuited to any age group". The foreword to the reissue of the novel addressed the censorship issue directly: The novel confronts issues of rape and racial inequality, but is highly regarded for its universal themes that can appeal to many readers.
Many of the challenges have proved unsuccessful, but the book has occasionally been removed from school libraries, including some in Pennsylvania and Texas. It is regarded as an important work of 20th-century literature. The main reasons of the parents and school boards is to protect children from content deemed by them as inappropriate.
Cases like Evans V. The reasoning for it being labeled fraudulent by the courts was that it contained information on how to legally evade income tax. Banned Books Week is the product of a national alliance between various organizations who strive to bring awareness to banned books.
A few examples of this type of censorship are J. Now the goal of Banned Book Week is not only to invite students and other readers to look at censored or challenged books, but also advocates for literary freedom in schools, libraries, and all places involving books.
Some cities, including Bostonbanned A Farewell to Arms inlabeling the book "salacious. Selma Union High School District of Fresno County in ruled "The mere act of purchasing a book to be added to the school library does not carry with it any implication of the adoption of the theory or dogma contained therein, or any approval of the book itself except as a work of literature fit to be included in a reference library.
This book burning in BostonMassachusetts is often referred to and even considered the "first book burning in America". Books can be banned for more than one reason as well.
On appeal, her conviction was reversed on the grounds that contraceptive devices could legally be promoted for the cure and prevention of disease. Inthe U. The material contained "offensive language".
The ban was rescinded in Defense Department went to in an attempt to censor information that the book revealed, even after it had already been distributed free of changes.Book censorship "is the removal, suppression, or restricted circulation of literary, artistic, or educational material--of images, ideas, and information--on the grounds that these are morally or otherwise objectionable in the light of standards applied by the censor." Censorship is "the regulation of speech and other forms of expression by an.
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