Should Perks Of Being A Wallflower Be A Banned Book?

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Should ‘’The Perks of Being A Wallflower’’ Be A Banned Book? Should ‘’The Perks of Being A Wallflower’’ written by Stephen Chbosky really be a banned book? Well, i think there are lots of reason why this book should be banned. Usually when a book is added to the banned list means someone didn’t agree to their child or students reading it because of the content in it, so it gets added in the list. This book was first challenged in 2003, according to CBC news ‘’The Perks Of Being A Wallflower’’ was recently banned saying ‘’ students grade 10 shouldn’t be reading a book with content this vulgar’’. I think the book's theme and story overweighs the reasons it is banned for. Although, they could possibly have a suggested age limit because of some of the subjects in this book. So By examining drug abuse, sexual content and torture in this book it is clear that should ‘’The Perks of Being A Wallflower’’ should be banned.…show more content…
In this book Charlie, the main character, just started high school as a freshman. When he first met his new friends Sam and Patrick, they had taken him to a party where charlie was given a drugged brownie. I know this because on page 46 the text says ‘’ After 30 minutes the room started to slip away from me… I started blinking a lot and looking around, and the music sounded like heavy water’’. There were numerous times Charlie and his friends were using them in this book, including smoking and other various

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