Je voulais écrire “admire” au lieu d’”aime”, ou encore “apprécie” mais je suppose que vous préféreriez une voix neutre et froide pour l’article de passion qui va suivre. Certains d’entre vous savent déjà combien j’admire cette écrivaine, je m’y réfère … Continue reading
At an Ohio Board of Education meeting yesterday, Terhar called the novel “pornographic.”
“I don’t want my grandchildren reading it and I don’t want anybody else’s grandchildren reading it,” she said.
Hi guys !
In my master degree, we have to realize a memoire about the subject we want to. I was hesitating between two subjets and one of them is the representation of memory in contemporary literature. I will maybe talk about it here because I finally chose it for another purpose, but when I heard about how Ohio planned to erase “The bluest eye” of Toni Morrison from reading list, I was shoked.
As you know already,I am french and I am surprised to see that a such book may be removed from those list for American people, when even this book has an international impact – until here. Yes, there is a scene of rape, but why should we hide it ? It’s reductive to ban this book for that, it’s not only that. The violence exists and not all people are aware of it.
Or maybe Disney would be more appropriate for a comparison with our world… (irony)