One literary giant’s view of another.
Book by Kurt Vonnegut."Ranked the 18th greatest English novel of the 20th century by Modern Library, it is generally recognized as Vonnegut’s most influential and popular work….In the USA it is frequently banned from literature classes, removed from school libraries, and struck from literary curricula; however, it is still taught in some schools. The U.S. Supreme Court considered the First Amendment implications of the removal of the book, among others, from public school libraries in the case of Island Trees School District v. Pico, [457 U.S. 853 (1982)], and concluded that "local school boards may not remove books from school library shelves simply because they dislike the ideas contained in those books" -Wiki.
They took the n-word out of the popular novel Huckleberry Finn. So I wrote this with the satirical essay "A Modest Proposal" in mind.
Several things have happened this week that make me worried we’re headed for unwanted controls in the US due to trying to be "PC."
The US government purchased and destroyed numerous copies of Anthony Shaffer’s “Operation Dark Heart”
An analysis of Fahrenheit 451 and Ray Bradbury’s definition of freedom and criticizism of censorship. Also, a study on the comparison between free thought and happiness as well as a look as to how Fahrenheit 451 relates to Modern Day America.
What we allow children to read is an important factor in their development. The amount of censorship parents/educators exercise could deeply affect the lives of young people. The following short essay analyzes this fact.
An academic essay about the political censorship of the authors Chaucer and Lydgate.
Analysis of how Guy Montag, the protagonist in Ray Bradbury’s famous dystopian novel "Fahrenheit 451", emerged from a law-abiding fireman to a powerful force for change and freedom of expression in a society of censorship and centralization.
Analysis of George Orwell’s views of Communism and how it differed so much from Marxism in his famous novel, "Animal Farm".