Should Huckleberry Finn Be Censored?

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Do Not Censor Knowledge! In the dark ages and during the third Reich of Hitler, free and opinionated speech in the form of books were burnt and destroyed. These books and stories that people put their life and their memories into, are lost forever. In the United States people try to censor books, words, and other things that they think people shouldn’t see or read. People should be able to decide what they want and don’t want to read. Throughout the years, books like, “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn” and “The Catcher in the Rye” have been ridiculed for the way they are written, and the solution is already there and movie ratings are a step to how books should be determined. Huck Finn is, to this day, treated with malevolence for its extensive use of the “N” word. There is certain indignation for the people trying to censor this book, but the books uses that word to show time period and emphasize character. The novel has much to…show more content…
They have ratings that they use all of the time, which helps to keep movies of all types to be produced. It is wrong to say someone can’t see something because of age, but it is a step in the right direction and most parents would agree on some age ratings. People should be allowed to read and say what they want. The first amendment is widely abused in modern media and across the country. The format that they use for media related things isn’t fully prepared and has a multitude of flaws amongst it. These fastidious readers misunderstand the connotation of the words in these books. Thus, books should not be censored or banned because of a few things that don’t entirely outweigh the positive aspects. “The Catcher in the Rye” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” are attacked about petty things that hardly affects the academic values. The solution is in modern cinema and should be used as opposed to banning and
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