Why was Lessons from a Dead Girl Banned?

Why was Lessons from a Dead Girl Banned?

Lessons from a Dead Girl Some parents have complained about five novels containing foul language and cover topics — including sex, child abuse, suicide, and drug abuse — unsuited for discussion in coed high school classes.

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Why was the giver banned?

Parents complained of violent and sexual passages, and the book was temporarily banned. In 1995, parents in Montana challenged the book due to infanticide and euthanasia, and the school required parental permission before reading it.

Is the giver inappropriate?

The Giver is a futuristic movie about the degradation of humanity in the search for utopia. The movie is based on young adult fiction with themes and disturbing scenes that make it unsuitable for most children under 15 years, although younger children might have read the book.

What is the pill in the giver?

According to community rules, Jonas must take a pill to stop “the stirrings,” or the onset of sexual desire during puberty. Jonas’s mother gives him the pills after he talks about an erotic dream in which he wanted to bathe Fiona, which reveals Jonas’s burgeoning sexuality.

Why is the giver rated R?

The MPAA rated The Giver PG-13 for a mature thematic image and some sci-fi action/violence.

Is the giver ok for 12 year olds?

He’s sensitive and this book would have been a problem for him. I would NOT force this book on a child as required reading, it’s too dark and heavy for a 11 or 12 year old who didn’t choose it.

Why did Jonas dislike war games?

Jonas was very upset at their war game, and he told them not to play because he had just learned the devastation associated with war. Lowry’s placement of these two things shows how Jonas’s job continues to separate him from his friends.

Is there cursing in The Giver?

No language, since in the community, people don’t curse.

Is The Giver banned in schools?

The Giver has been banned or challenged in various schools at times due to the potentially difficult topics it brings up including infanticide, suicide and euthanasia.