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Banned and Challenged Books

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Parent Category: Censorship
Banned books are censored literature and don’t have free access because they are considered to have content with political, religious or moral motivations that is considered offensive by society at large.
Because people are afraid of free thought and want to control the thoughts and actions of others. Answer 2: Books are banned for the following reasons most often: sexuality language unsuitable for particular age groups violence occult homosexuality religious views nudity racism sex ed d…
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Mark Twain died of heart failure on April 21, 1910.
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Answer The Old Man, Santiago could really be viewed as either a protagonist or antagonist. Protagonist is the obvious choice. We see everything through his eyes, and he is a wise experienced fisherman. He is a character we like. However, he could be viewed as an antagonist in the way that he lo…
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Answer How much power do they have over us? Is it right for (wo)man to be good by any means, or to be good on his/er own? This just proves that we can trust no one. And that we all have the potential to change.
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One of them is the Bible. ------------------------------------------------- I'm assuming you mean more recently, and from the dates 1990-2000 here is the American Library Association's list for the top 100 most challenged books: Answe2: The history of the Bible's survival is actually fascinating es…
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Answer No, this book is not publicly banned for any reason. The author, Andrew Clements, is also wrote the book Frindle and the sequel to Things Not Seen, which is Things Hoped for.
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The title fallen angels is extremely relevant because the name "warrior angels" was given by lieutenant Carroll to American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam war. Therefore when soldiers were killed in action they became "Fallen Angels".
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In Russia it was banned two years after being published, and again in the United States sometime in the 1990s
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Books should not be banned from anything. Read Fahrenheit 451 if you still disagree well then just don't read it or let your kids read it, simple, I believe. In America, it's all due to the errors of political correctness. One person can claim to be offended by a book without any reasonable explan…
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Many school districts have banned the Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut because of its prolific use of slang or "filthy" language, explicit sexual scenes, and perceived blasphemous renditions of God and Jesus Christ.
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Ernest Hemingway
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A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 darkly satirical science fiction film adaptation of Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel of the same name. The film, which was made in England, concerns Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a charismatic delinquent whose pleasures are classical music (especially Beethoven), rape, and so-cal…
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This is the book called the old man and the sea, it written by Ernest Hemingway in the 1950's. It is about an old Cuban fisherman called Santiago who has a 3 day "battle" with a marlin before he manages to catch it but the marlin is then eaten by sharks as Santiago is taking it back to land. At the …
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AnswerThe Catcher in the Rye was banned because of some of the events and themes in the novel. When it came out in 1951, things like sex weren't publicly talked about and displayed like they are today. The language used in the book was also another big reason the book was banned in schools. Also, Ho…
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Junie B. Jones is a funny 1st grader/ kindergartener who goes on hillarious adventures. Read her books! She has fun mysteries to solve, and uses her photographic memory to help her.
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Chocolate, obviously. A football, Marbles, and the little chest they use to pull out the marbles. And I can only think of those 4. srry.
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The novel was banned for two primary reasons, each of which raised a great deal of concern in front of many school boards in the 1990s. First, the book encouraged children to partake in socially unacceptable activities. In this book, the activity is eating worms, which is perceived as being disgust…
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Ernest Hemingway wrote The Old Man and The Sea.This answer is correct according to.......
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Language and the affair the mother has.
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Light:) "Outsiders" a novel published in 1967 was ranked 43rd amongst the top 100 banned books by the American Library Association. The book featured virtual characters of broken families and it talked about drug, alcohol and cigarette abuse, violence and used offensive language, the primary re…
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the Marlin, the Galanos and the Mako sharks. There were also flying fish, birds, and tuna, shovel nosed sharks.
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Books are banned because they are seen as "unacceptable" due to the content of the book. Some banned books have been banned for including socially unacceptable behavior, such as swearing, sex, gambling, alcohol, drugs, and violence. Other books have been banned due to other religious and cultural se…
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Because he sold them in all the wrong places, the teachers were starting to get annoyed by him, his stories, and the other students too. expand on that.
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t was originally banned due to obsence language, sexuality, and because it wasn't "appropriate" for youth. "The novel has long ignited disapproval, and it was the most frequently banned book in schools between 1966 and 1975. Even before that time, however, the work was a favorite target of sensors.…
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this book was banned in south millwakee
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i have no clue, dummy
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The definition of a challenged book is a book that a person or a group of people that desire a book be denied access to the community. When a book is considered a challenged book, the next step is either to approve the banning of the book or remove the challenged book status.
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Hold on to your horses! among other things: Divorce (as even a subject for movies), Abortion, contraception, certain types of songs (Sixteen Tons!)entertainment matter it deemed sacrlegious or in poor taste. about l97l the doctrinal rudder shifted from Divorce as the big taboo to abortion. they half…
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It was banned in Ireland in 1932, the year it was published.
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i think that Hemingway called it old man and the sea is because the sea gave Santiago more of a struggle than the fish. the fish was a parralel to Santiago in that they both had to struggle and fail.i just think the sea was more symbolic than the fish.
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My Chemical Romance once did a photo shoot that was inspired by that film, but I doubt they were the actual costumes that were worn in the movie. You can see a picture from the shoot here: http://i47.tinypic.com/2afbgxd.jpg
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As far as I know, the book is simply withdrawn from the shelves of all bookshops in the country it is banned in and a fine is imposed for anyone in the country who sells the book regardless.
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that the controversy was around chapters in which the animals speak to one another.
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In the US, it is difficult, and actually illegal to ban any book. Check your first amendment rights.
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The order is ttyl, ttfn, and l8r, gr8It means just what is says, later gator. Like the saying 'See you later, aligator.'
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It was banned because it had the "N" word in it 48 times out of 281 pages. It was banned because of its racist implications toward the government. Many people denied being racist, so this novel was the key to helping racism getting acknowledged. Also book reviewers said the information was wrong a…
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This book has been banned in many public schools in the United States as well as Malaysia
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A number of school districts banned The Catcher in the Rye in 1951, the year it came out. It has since been recognized as a literary classic and is actually required reading in some school courses.
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I would like to say that those three books are in my school library; They are not banned. Three examples of banned books? Here you go: Cujo My Brother Sam is Dead Nineteen Minutes Also: Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first banned in the 1890s because Twain's informal st…
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He may be working on a collection of short stories in early 2010; In mid-2010, he plans to begin a new Dark Tower novel under the working title The Wind Through the Keyhole. It will be set between the fourth and fifth books of the existing series.
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ernest hemingway
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Mark Twain died on April 21, 1910 at the age of 74.
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Well, the plot revolves around a high school student who suffers verbal and physical abuse by bullies, which eventually drives him to go on a shooting spree, and the ensuing court case. One can see why schools wanted it banned; I have read it and found it to be an amazing read, so definitely give it…
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first off, booked is a verb not a noun. also, what is "this book"? Be specific!
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Hemingway may have been likened to his character in The Old Man in the Sea by his critics because of the length of time between For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) and The Old Man and the Sea (1952), which was more than a decade. His critics considered him washed up and finished, much like the townsfolk …
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when the kissing is described as "magical" "electrifying" or that it felt like the characters were "flying". and if the plot is overly complicated like the flying teen bird kids were on a submarine in Hawaii with snot blowing rock monsters chasing them while the 6 year old can read minds, control mi…
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Carrie has a graphic scene in the locker room shower, involving a naive girl, frightened by her first period, going into a panic and being assaulted and mocked by her classmates. There is underage sex, violence and a lot of cursing. It's theme deals with religion in a controversial manner, the title…
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I would spend my last 5 days with my family!
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Uncle Tom's Cabin. though fictitious in and of itself, depicted the life of slaves and slavers in the Deep South, and while overall events man have been exaggerated for dramatic effect, they nevertheless examples of each of the examples of the maltreatment of the of slaves had a parallel in real lif…
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Samuels children deaths: 1. Clara did not die until after everyone else died 2. Sara died because she had a weird desies that killed her in about 3 days 3. the other girl (forget her name) was forgotten and nobody fed her and she died
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Alice in Wonderland isn't banned.
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Hemingway was a very old-fashioned, "manly man" sort of guy. He did everything that you think of as "typical man things" - hunting, fishing, swearing, drinking, etc. He also wrote about "manly" things like that, and not so much about women. That was just his personality.
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Ernest Hemingway wrote The Old Man and the Sea.
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Ernest Hemingway
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There are no actual totals of the schools that have banned 'Catcher in the Rye,' over the years, because those who ban, and later decide to allow the book, or the reverse, are constantly changing. However, it is among a cadre of books that share the distinction of being the most banned of all time. …
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detour for Emmy was permenentaly pulled from library shelves throughout the El Mirgae, Arizona school district.
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because.....i dont know
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Present records show that human life spans top out at about 120 years. Future changes in health care and treatment may increase this by some percentage.
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The ancient Greeks were thought to have as many, if not more, slaves than free citizens. The Egyptians had slaves as well. Additionally, if you use the Bible for historical reference, slavery is mentioned throughout the Old and New Testament.
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Jane Pittman was a slave which author Ernest J. Gaines wrote about in his book, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. He wrote it in 1971 but in 1974 it was made into an Emmy Award winning made for TV movie starring Cicely Tyson.
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It was placed in a middle school library, and one parent found the content insutable for her daughter, such as the language, rape and violence, and murder. In my opinion, that is just a big bunch of BULL. What, did she want to keep her little daughter in her litte Saftey Bubble so she wouldn't have …
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It is a book that was around about 1971 that gave instructions on how to make weapons, explosives, etc, all in the safety of your home.Most things could be made with simple household items or items easily available from hardware stores/supermarkets..
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More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' was a children's book of scary stories. It contained creepy illustrations and was highly entertaining. Unfortunately, it was banned in several schools because one student's grandmother complained that the stories featured murder, death, and cannibalism, among …
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cocasian
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Hemingway's writing style was one all his own. In The Old Man and the Sea he used a very minimalist approach to his writing.
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drugs sex and profanity ----------------------------------- Drug use/selling Sexuality Improper language ----------------------------------- The book was banned because parents don't want their kids to know anything about reality. It's real and it's out there. I don't understand why you would …
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Things that happen in the book, happen in real life.
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he died in Redding Connecticut in the united states
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Possibly because some viewed it as being racist, portraying blacks in a demeaning manner, and/or in a negative way.I'm not so sure that Tom Sawyer has been banned, but its 'companion' novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been banned since its very publication by various schools and librarie…
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Banned where? It's not, as far as I can see, banned. In fact, it has won awards.The original short story Daniel Keyes later expanded it into a novel of the same title, which was published in 1966. The novel won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in '66.It was banned, in around the 1960s, but some schoo…
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Judy Blume has written numerous books to help teenagers cope with everyday issues. Summer Sisters, Iggie's House, and Deenie are all written by Judy Blume.
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The government believes it makes the people happier. For example, if a dog lover reads a book where a dog dies, they would be unhappy. So, why not get rid of the unhappiness and not have anyone ever cry again? This is taken to extremes because they make others believe that every book makes one perso…
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, born November 30, 1835 and known by his pen name Mark Twain, died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910, in Redding, Connecticut USA.
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ernest Hemingway
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The lions are symbolic for youth. The dreaming of the lions is indicative of the old man's nostalgia for his youth.
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Most likely many black men had no or very little wages after slavery was abolished. The highest wage was likely only several cents per day.
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Indirect characterization, the traits of santiago come from the sea.
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All books were banned. The only thing allowed was comics books, 3D sex magazines and scripts for the people in the parlor. Books were banned because they can be viewed in different ways and cause people to think differently. The government didnt want this because they believed it brought sadness. …
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He worked in: The Rose period The Blue Period Cubism Answer 2: The above are his first periods. Blue Period (1901--1904) Rose Period (1904--1906) African-influenced Period (1907) 'Cézanne cubism' (1908) Analytic cubism (1909--1912) Synthetic cubism (1912--1919) Neoclassical (1920- 1922) Reinterpr…
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The fish is a Marlin, but it doesn't have a name except that Santiago considers it his brother and refers to it as "brother."
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The sea represents earthly exisitence and he personifies it by calling it la mar or el mar.
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People often get a chill up their spine when certain people sing because of an option that they feel. It is usually not due to the person, but it could be if they have a particular connection to that person.
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The lion is used for symbolism in the novel The Old Man and the Sea. The wild animal stands for youth, happiness, strength, and hope for the main character.
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The Satanic Verses
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The book was written by Hemingway in Cuba in 1951 because that is where Hemingway lived at the time. That is also why the setting of the story is in Cuba.
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A Clockwork Orange was banned because Violence, Rape, political justice and of course because of the language used. In Britain on March 1972 a 14year old boy was accused of manslaughter and the reason for this manslaughter was supposedly because he had either read of saw the film. After this A Clock…
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St. James-one of Christ's disciples-and a fisherman by trade.
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"A challenged book is about the character(s) who is mentally or phsyically challenged"Actually, a challenged book is a book that has been brought up to the teacher, school, district, library, etc. by a student, parent, individual, or organization because of its content. The individuals do not believ…
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"the reson the giver was banned was because people thought that there were so many questions left unanswered that there was really no reason to read it." Not true... The real reason it was banned is because of the frequent use of euthanasia and suicide in the community.
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I have recently read the book Forever by Judy Blume. She is one of my favorite authors. results of my research, show that this book is for kids or teens in middle school. Well I myself am in middle school, and found this book completely inappropriate. And my research has confirmed it. This book talk…
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Huckleberry Finn was banned because a certain racial slur re-appeared a few times during its narrative. Even though it was clear that the author was denouncing slavery and the discrimination against African Americans, the authorities didn't want children to incorporate this word into their speech. A…
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Some books that have been banned over the years by government include: Alice's Adventures in WonderlandAmerican PsychoAnimal FarmThe BibleBlack BeautyCatch-22The Da Vinci CodeThe Diary of Anne FrankFrankensteinGreen Eggs and HamLolitaMadame BovaryNineteen Eighty-FourUlyssesSee the related link below…
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It's usually contested because of a graphic rape scene as well as the use of derogatory language, which includes cursing and racial slurs. Suspended from the Nitro High School in Kanawha County, W.Va. honors English and Advanced Placement literature classes (2007) after parents complained about the…
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That's dumb i cant believe cats cradle was banned i mean what kind of freak would ban that! Oh and i don"t know the answer i just wanted to comment!!
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