Catcher In The Rye Banned Research Paper

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The Catcher in the Rye: Banned
What is a banned/challenge book? A banned or challenge book is a printed work that is prohibited by law or to which free access is not permitted by other means. The habitude of banning books is a form of censorship, from political, legal, religious, moral, or commercial motives. Leading on to why “The Catcher in the Rye” was banned was due to its profanity, but it was not the actual language that got the book banned. Instead, it was the theme of the book that got it banned. I disagree on this book being banned simply because the profanity we read on these text are everyday words we hear, and the theme this book gave was the protection of innocence especially of children.
In the first place, many Americans like
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Jerome David Salinger lived all the way till 2010 and his novel “The Catcher in the Rye” has been known as a classic.
Correspondingly, now that we know about the first amendment and history about who
Jerome Salinger is; lets get started on why “The Catcher in the Rye” has been banned and who
Holden Caulfield is. Holden Caulfield is the main protagonist in the novel. He is a seventeen year old who speaks to the reader from a mental hospital in Southern California. Holden has trouble growing up and becoming an adult. Holden faces alcoholism, constant cigarette smoking, and emotional breakdowns. Holden has always done whatever he wants as well as rejecting middle class values. But what makes this book so controversial? What makes it so controversial is that his journey is told uncensored. Starting off by opening the book to the first page people
Salazar 3 are already asking themselves who told Salinger he can write a book like this. The book starts off by saying “ If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like