Of Mice and Men has a controversial history. It has been repeatedly banned by school boards. Why might this book have been banned? Is such an action justified?
Why would a piece of literature be banned in schools if it has been in the curriculum for years? Of Mice and Men has been banned in schools for a few reasons but here are three. One reason why it has been banned is because the profanity used. It makes people with disabilities seem like they are always getting into trouble and helpless. Finally it has violence in almost every chapter throughout the book. Now that we know more about the reasons why, let’s go more in depth in the topics.