Article Title

The faulty logic of the book censors

Authors

Newspaper

The News-Review (Roseburg)

Date

9-2-1985

Challenged Material

The Three Bily Goats Gruff, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Reading Level

children, young adult

Location

Roseburg, Oregon

Abstract

The author of this opinion piece pokes at those who censor books and challenges their logic. The three books that are mentioned in the article are “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, “Gone with the Wind”, and “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”. Each of these books was challenged or removed due to the content in the stories. The author then showcases a selection from the Three Billy Goats and goes on say that censors will soon ban Rock a bye baby for child neglect.

Keywords

opinion piece, fairy tale, censorship, banned books

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