“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” This quote portrays that books that are censored or banned are not because of what is being said, it is because people think that it is offensive in some way. But in reality, the author is telling the reader what the world is not seeing. Everyone has their own opinion about what they read or what they understand from the literary text. Similarly, they can choose what book they think is fit for them and/or their children to read and understand from. There are many people that have opinions against many books and they may think that it is not right for the author to have written such a piece of text that could affect a person. Keeping this in mind, Orson Scott Card’s novel Ender’s game should not have been banned because first, there is no legitimate reason for the book to actually be banned, and second, the amount of profanity and violence is limited.
To begin, Ender’s game was banned because of the sexual content and anti-attitude towards adults. “I have to admit I was really tickled when a reviewer in Locus pointed out that ‘America’ probably was the sexiest story of the year, written by,…show more content… “Ender knew the unspoken rules of manly warfare, even though he was only six. It was forbidden to strike the opponent who lay helpless on the ground; only an animal would do that” (Card 79). Many children watch movies or play games that are rated PG-13 OR rated R for example Call of Duty which is rated PG-13, but teenagers around the world download and buy these games and their parents have never complained or the product has never been banned. But when it comes to this novel, many people have said that it has violence that can affect a children’s brain. A game like Call of Duty is mainly about shooting and killing and has many research articles about the effect of crucial violence on a child’s life and