7 Influential Books That Have Been Banned ...

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Surprisingly, some of the books that have been banned or challenged are mostly classics and critically acclaimed works.

They have had a profound effect on us as a society, and to this day they are unanimously valued in literature.

Yet some overprotective parents have challenged these works of art, so let’s take a look at some of these complaints about the books that have been banned at some point.

1. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye is told from the point of view of a very cynical adolescent, who narrates just a few days of his life right after he is expelled from his prep school.

The novel itself is considered to be very edgy even in modern day, which is one of the main reasons why it is still one of the books that have been banned constantly.

Critics often describe it as ‘unacceptable,’ ‘foul’ and ‘negative,’ but from a point of view of an adolescent, I found it very thought-provoking.2

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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