Catcher In The Rye Banned

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The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger ( who wrote the first six chapters during a war) should be banned from a high school curriculum because it is inappropriate (curse words and sex talk), it is corrupt (promotes prostitution), and some teenagers are not mature enough for books like this. Books are banned because of racial themes, sex and profanity, violence, negativity, witchcraft, and unpopular religious or political view. The Catcher In The Rye should be banned because of sex, profanity, violence, and negativity. The Catcher In The Rye is about a teenager Holden Caulfield the narrator and protagonist of The Catcher in the Rye, Holden is the son of a wealthy New York family who moves from boarding school to boarding
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Sex was in the first three chapters of the book. In the book a character named was introduced and she went on a date with Holden’s roommate. She was said to be a sexuall plearsure to Holden’s roommate Stradlater. Another time sex was talked about is when Holden when the elevator man asks him if he wants him to set him up with a prostitute for five bucks. The prostitute is about Holden’s age and by coming over that might lead people to believe she was forced to go into prostitution. Holden lied about his age to get a prostitute, he said claimed he was 22 yrs old. A boy about Holden’s age rapes a girl and he was apprehended while holding a copy of the Catcher In The Rye. Another controversy is a eleventh grade teacher who was fired for assigning The Catcher In The Rye to his class.“In my mind, I'm probably the biggest sex maniac you ever saw”. (J.D. Salinger, Chapter 9) Furthermore teenagers are not mature enough to read a book like The Catcher In The Rye because most teenagers get all the negativity, profanity, violence, and sex from the book, most teenagers are influenced by a book like The Catcher In The Rye. The Catcher In The Rye is not a common teenage book, it is a book about a teenager who goes through a phase. A lot of teen get influenced by a book like The Catcher In The Rye because of the sexual scenes. The book is banned for religious beliefs and teen have a lot of

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