Why A Book Should Be Banned Essay
Throughout his lifetime, Lewis Carroll created short stories and hadn’t published anything until 1856. In 1856, Lewis Carroll published a piece for “The Train.” On July 4th of 1862, 10 year aged girl named Alice asked Lewis to entertain her and her sisters. Carroll suddenly told the girls stories about a girl named Alice who fell down a rabbit hole. This story was unlike others, so Alice asked Lewis to write it down. Carroll after rewrites the story, asked a friend for help, and went to seek out a publisher. In the year of 1865, Alice in Wonderland was published. After the success of Alice in Wonderland , Carroll published another book named Through The Looking Glass which is a sequel to Alice in Wonderland.
Alice in Wonderland is a novel about a young girl named Alice who fell down a well. This well that Alice fell down into was a portal to a wonderland. Down in this wonderland, Alice met countless creatures and people such as Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter, and King of Hearts. The reason for Alice in Wonderland to be banned from public libraries in view of the fact that the story (supposedly) puts animals and humans on the same level, has numerous references to different drugs, and a large amount of references to sex/masturbation. The book has been banned in numerous places as well, such as