Harmless Books Should Be Banned Essay

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“Harmless Holes” Many books are banned or challenged every year. “What are some of these books?” you may ask. Well, the ever loved “Harry Potter” book series, the classic “Winnie the Pooh Bear”, and even “The Adventures of Huckleberry and Finn”. Many books are challenged or sent in for review due to certain content such as difficult ideas or course language. Some ideas even being absurd of irrelevant. Then, if the book is determined to be ban, it will no longer be available in some schools or in certain age groups. So, due to one person or group being offended, they believe its ok for it to ban from everyone else? The banned book that I chose to read was “Holes” by Louis Sachar. Yes, that’s right “Holes” the one you read in middle school its ban. Now, …show more content…
The books are ban to protect certain schools or age groups from difficult ideas or offensive words or language. For example, “The Adventures of Huckleberry and Finn was ban for using the word “Nigger”. Although they ban these books many are still read. A writer by the name of Whitney Matheson states that “all the best books in life are......BAN! She also says that her favorite author is one of the most banned. Stephen King. Some of his books are challenged due to those ABSURD reasons. She also states that she believes that these authors are being robbed of their opinion. So, again I ask, due to them being offended they feel it’s fair to ban the book from others? In my opinion I feel we are being stripped of our opinion. In the constitution we are granted FREEDOM OF SPEECH and FREEDOM OF PRESS! So why are they trying to stop us from reading what we want. The book “Holes” was a great book and I would STRONGLY encourage you to read it. Although these books are banned from certain groups many others will continue to enjoy

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