The Shining

Should it be banned?

The shining Has been banned in Washington County Alabama Board of Education and been Challenged in countless other areas. But Why has it been Challenged? Do lots of people think it should be banned?

What do people think about it?

Interviews;

Why do you think this book would be banned?


Do you think this book should be banned?


Was It unreasonable for one county to ban the shining from their libraries?

Violence

The shining is famous for its violence


He murdered his little girls with a hatchet, his wife with a shotgun, and himself the same way. His leg was broken. Undoubtedly so drunk he fell downstairs."


"I figure there's maybe forty-fifty people died in this hotel since my grandfather opened it for business in 1910."

Child abuse

"Danny! Come her you pup! Come here and take it like a man![...]"Now. Now by Christ. I guess you'll take your medicine now. Goddamn puppy. Whelp. Come on and take your medicine"

possession

What remained of the face became a strange and shifting composite. […] Danny saw the woman in 217; the dogman; the hungry boy thing that had been in the concrete ring.

Drugs and alcohol

"Dear God, he could use a drink. Or a thousand of them."

"Jesus, Al. We ran him down. I felt it."

"He had tried to sooth the baby and dropped him on the floor.

Language

GET OUT OF HERE YOU DIRTY N****R TURN AROUND THIS IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS […] TURN AROUND OR WE WE'LL KILL YOU HANG YOU UP FROM A TREE LIMB!"