Banned Beauty Pageants

  • The Ugly Face of Child Beauty Pageants

    The ugly face of child beauty pageants Leslie Cannold May 21, 2011 OPINION * A child beauty pageant participant. DO AN internet search on "child beauty pageant" but be prepared. Not just to be depressed by images of overblown, cap-toothed, heavily made-up under-fives but the obvious yet rarely commented upon fact that all these kids are girls. This issue is red hot in Australia right now, as the June date for the first American-style child pageant to be held in this country approaches

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  • Beauty

    We’re forever being told that beauty is “only” skin deep. Well, for many black women and a few black men, that’s disturbingly deep. it looks like the politics of black beauty gets more complicated by the day. The era when skin-lightening was frowned upon as a self-hating practice is slipping away and many black people are being vocal about their desire to be lighter. Their arguements being that it's a personal choice, just like the one white people make when they darken their skin by sunbathing.

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  • Beauty

    What is Beauty? Everyone wants to be beautiful. Eternal beauty is consciously sought after. Beauty is sometimes found in outward appearances. People like to look and feel beautiful at all times. Beauty sometimes can be found in someone’s heart. People that have a calm, loving heart are beautiful. Beauty can be sometimes the way someone acts. People who do a lot of charity work do a beautiful service to the community. No matter where you look, there is beauty all around you. All one has to do is

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  • Guns Should Not Be Banned in the Us

    the perpetrator, not the tool used to commit the crime. It is an illusion that further gun control will protect the public since no law, no matter how restrictive, can protect us from people who decide to commit violent crimes. Guns should never be banned in the United States, because the possession of guns ultimately helps improve public safety. Embodied in the Second Amendment to the Constitution is the truth that self-governing individuals should bear the responsibility for defending themselves

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  • The Media’s Role in a Woman’s Beauty

    The Media’s role in a Woman’s Beauty For such a long time, for as long as anybody could remember women have consistently been perceived as the inferior and weaker sex. Many may argue and say that this isn’t the case anymore but unfortunately it is considering the fact that although women now have equal rights as men and aren’t necessarily controlled by them anymore, men still are considered the dominant, stronger and more powerful sex. Due to this, women's physical appearance plays a very important

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  • Should Abortion Be Banned?

    Ousman P.V. Jassey Professor Frink English 112 10 April 2009 Should Abortion be banned? Abortion is one of the most controversial issues in our societies and politics today. Since 1973, when the Supreme Court of the United States of America legalized abortion in its landmark Roe vs Wade decision, the opposing groups of abortion have sought to increase or restrict access to abortion, leading to intense debates among pro-life and pro-choice political leaders and activists both at state

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  • Beauty Pageants

    Children are usually seen in parks, exploring the outside world in their little innocent minds, living their lives irresponsibly. Today, child beauty pageants opened kid’s eyes on things they are not supposed to encounter in their early childhood. Kids now act like adults; they have unleashed their innocence and pure minds for the sake of beauty.Child beauty contests resemble young kids, under the age of 18. Contestants are usually divided into groups according to their age. Very young aged kids are

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  • Beauty

    Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, for the next few minutes I will share with you my perspective about beauty. I have a quote, which did not only capture my mind, but also captured my heart. Helen Keller said: “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” She is American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree she was blind. You might be wondering why I

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  • Beauty

    Sheppard, Tawana Dr. Rowe English 1301 M-TH 2:30 P.M. Formal Essay #2 21 June 2012 Beauty In the selection, “Beauty: When the Other Dance is the Self” I like to compare this essay to myself. Like Walker, “It was great fun being cute. But then, one day it ended.” (par 6) When I was born I was the cutest child my mother had. Everyone in the neighbor hood wanted to hold or carry me. I had another sibling but he was never treated like I was. I had the best cloths and I was chosen to go everywhere

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  • Beauty on Display

    "The pursuit of beauty and of its attendant features, fashion and dress, has more than any other factor bound together women of different classes, regions, and ethnic groups and constituted a key element in women's separate experience of life."-Lois W. Banner. The world lives in a generation where the image that society places upon women is crucial. The image of perfection is based on the coke bottle appearance and gorgeous plastic face. Women already feel the need to gain as much power as they can

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  • Perception of Beauty

    perceived to be ideal, why should we not develop such perceptions? We do not want to look pretty just for the sake of looking pretty, but to cope with the stigma attached to ugly exteriors. The beauty pageants’ catch phrase“beauty is on the inside” gives no respite because ironically the so-called inner beauty is judged in a competition between long legged, glowing skinned supermodels! Mirror of Erised In Anand’s opinion our perceptions mainly depend on how we see ourselves. A confident woman will

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  • Beauty Pageants

    Significance of the Study Beauty pageants take place everywhere around the world, and as the researcher observed, they never fail to draw various sectors of audiences. As Cohen (1996a) described it, beauty pageants, as diverse as they are in their cultural and historical contexts, they do something similar wherein they establish an ideal of beauty that best represents the locality. Indeed, Filipinos have been always fond of beauty pageants that it has become a significant part of their lives. No

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  • Beauty

    History of makeup Have you ever wondered beauty can be a pain? We often say beauty is pain, but people in ancient times actually believed it. The first use of makeup was found in ancient Egypt around 400 BC. Later, the ancient Greeks and Romans started using makeup but were unaware use of life threatening chemical properties such as uses of mercury and white lead. The ancient Egyptians had a wide amount of makeup utensils. They mainly used kohl to outline the eyes. Kohl was made up of lead

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  • Little Girls in Beauty Pageants

    PAGEANTS: LITTLE GIRLS IN BEAUTY PAGEANTS Pageants: Little Girls in Beauty Pageants Terry Williams-Reed Western Governors University “FINAL PAPER” Pageants: Little Girls in Beauty Pageants In today’s society, being beautiful is very important to women and many little girls. Beauty pageants are a major source of entertainment for little girls. Beauty pageants have been around a long time, setting a trend in thee American’s society. Children

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  • Embracing Natural Beauty

    Kenetta Cannon General Psychology Mr. T. Rykala 10/23/13 Embracing Natural Beauty Eating disorders has been a part of society for a great deal of time. Eating is a part of society because we eat when we are hungry, we eat when we see others eat, and we eat and share food to show we care. There are many contributors that lead to eating disorders. The media is one but, whether there are televisions, radios, or magazines some people will still find ways to consider themselves

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  • Embracing Natural Beauty

    Kenetta Cannon General Psychology Mr. T. Rykala 10/23/13 Embracing Natural Beauty Eating disorders has been a part of society for a great deal of time. Eating is a part of society because we eat when we are hungry, we eat when we see others eat, and we eat and share food to show we care. There are many contributors that lead to eating disorders. The media is one but, whether there are televisions, radios, or magazines some people will still find ways to consider themselves

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  • Embracing Natural Beauty

    General Psychology 10/23/13 Embracing Natural Beauty Eating disorders has been a part of society for a great deal of time. Eating is a part of society because we eat when we are hungry, we eat when we see others eat, and we eat and share food to show we care. There are many contributors that lead to eating disorders. The media is one but, whether there are televisions, radios, or magazines some people will still find ways to consider themselves being not beautiful enough. People

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  • Beauty

    Bijal Lad Beauty 9/28/12 Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty is a quality present in a person or object that gives pleasure or great satisfaction to the mind. Many people have a different definition of beauty whether it is appearance, their personality or the work they have done. Looking into celebrity culture, people follow it to help them feel beautiful or use celebrities as motivation. Celebrities are our role models and we try to follow them in the latest fashion like clothing,

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  • Should Guns Be Banned

    stock, grenade launcher, barrel shroud, or threaded barrel, along with others (Hartmann). Hartmann of the New York News and Features stated, “Though the new legislation lays out the features of an assault weapon, figuring out if a particular weapon is banned is even more complicated. The bill prohibits 150 specific guns, and excludes 2,250 firearms used for hunting or other sport.” Staunch anti-gun control advocates argue that is hard to ignore that James Holmes, the infamous Batman Shooter who took four

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  • Beauty Pagents

    for the runway. Child beauty pageants are becoming more popular and hinders a healthy childhood by exposing a child to pedophiles, encourages that beauty is a judge of one’s character, and could affect one future outcome on life. Beauty pageants were started many years ago but became more prominent in the society in 1921, when a hotel owner started a contest to keep tourists in town past Labor Day. The winner of this contest would be called Miss America. Miss America pageants have been a yearly event

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  • Beauty

    Connie was an average teenage girl who wanted more attention from the society than needed. She knew the ugly truth of getting old and disappearance of the youthful beauty that she had now. Also she knew that she was pretty and now is the time to be free and careless and enjoy the life of being pretty and young. Her world of imagination lacked the important aspect of being realistic in the actual world. She only cared and directed herself to the things that she thought that is enjoyable and got caught

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  • Beauty Is Pain

    Diana Aldana Eng. 1301 Sanchez-Hatch 2/12/14 Beauty is Pain John Ramsey and his family made the top on national prominence in 1996, when Ramsey's 6-year-old daughter JonBenet, a frequent child pageant contestant, was found murdered. John now regret putting his child in pageants and says they are bad for young girls. Beauty pageants are beautiful but they can cause pain in different ways. Children beauty pageants are bad because they are sexualize young girls, wear high heels, cause cognitive

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  • The Beauty Myth

    Origin of the Beauty Myth The origin of the beauty myth is an age old question. Some have said that it was around the 1830’s that this myth came to fruition. Some will argue that it has been around since the beginning of time. The beauty myth as we know is predicate around several sociological behaviors; work, culture, and religion to name a few. The main reason as we will see is that the beauty myth is not about how a woman looks, but man’ institution and power. So if the beauty myth is not based

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  • Child Beauty Pageants: What's the Harm?

    Pineda 10 December 2013 Child Beauty Pageants: What’s The Harm? Although there are many adults who suffer various consequences of child pageant participations, they still look back at their childhood and have some good memories of fun. Some even enter their own children into these pageants. Unfortunately, however, the damage is still the same and the cycle continues. Child beauty pageants are detrimental to the psyche of young children because these pageants promote sexualization far beyond

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  • Beauty

    Beauty "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." This quote explains how beauty is merely interpreted by the individual seeking it. Although some may say beauty conveys specific guidelines, it cannot be judged by one individual. Beauty does, however, come in several different forms. The inner beauty of an individual, the outer appearance a person displays, and the beauty surrounding a person are just three ways that it is portrayed in society. Inner beauty is found within one's self. It can

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  • Beauty

    Final Draft of Extended Definition : Beauty Beauty is a subjective word and is defined differently from every person. Audrey Hepburn, a beautiful woman both inside and out once said, “The beauty of a woman does not lies on the clothes that she wear, the figure that she carries, or the way she comb her hair. The beauty of woman must be seen from her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” To me, beauty is defined by the measurement of your personality and morality

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  • Beauty Pageants: We Do Not Need Them

    The popularity of beauty pageants started to increase in America after the first contest was held in the early 1921’s but the ideas that used to run the competitions back in that time changed drastically when the contests started being televised in the mid 1950’s (Watson). With more than 100 000 pageants taking place every year, more people were watching and more women were being exposed to the idea of the ideal American woman that is depicted by the participants chosen to compete (Barash). Over

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  • Beuaty Pageants

    Beauty Pageants in Today’s Society Beauty pageants have been a part of the American Society since the 1920’s so that women or young girls can compete and be judged mainly on their physical appearance, but also on talent and personality. They say pageants build a young woman’s confidence because she is up on stage, where all eyes are directed toward her, cheering her on, ultimately making her feel glamorous. In “Introduction to Beauty Pageants: At Issue” Rosie Goldsmith says, “Those in favor of

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  • Beauty Competition, Good or Bad

    3.Are beauty competitions a good or a bad thing? Destroying ourselves with beauty Sure you could say that beauty pageants are good by boosting self esteem but think of all the thing that the women do to get their bodies to look like that. Its revolting to see anorexic people who force themselves not to eat when they weigh less than 90 pounds saying "i'm so fat". It's sad to see people forcing eating disorders on themselves to look better. It's just not healthy. The Good and the Bad- #1 First things

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  • Pageant

    Even if modern medicine advances to the point where parents can pick out exact physical traits for their children, it should not be legal because it promotes the idea that beauty is skin deep. It seems inevitable that eventually virtually anything will be possible in the genetic world. Today geneticists have discovered ways to test for certain pre- natal diseases, identify the sex of a fetus, and take ultrasounds of the fetus still inside the womb. And this is just the beginning. In the not- so-

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  • Beauty

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  • Child Beauty Pageants Should Be Banned

    Child Beauty Pageants Should be Banned Parents are the first form of mentors that children have to guide them into adulthood. As those mentors it is the parents’ job to positively shape their child’s moral character, values and ethics, and their overall mental, physical and spiritual development. Child beauty pageants go against that parental code by teaching that self-worth is in appearance, creating negative behavioral and emotional issues, as well as, sexually exploiting children and therefore

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  • Beauty

    Beauty is not merely in the eye of the beholder but that there are universal standards of attractiveness on which most of us can agree. Standards of attractiveness are similar across different genders and cultures. Cross-cultural research has found a variety of commonalities in people's perception of beauty A feature of beautiful women that has been explored by researchers is a waist–hip ratio of approximately 0.70. Physiologists have shown that women with hourglass figures are more fertile

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  • Beauty

    LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA (VRQ) IN BEAUTY THERAPY Assignment: 210.1a, 1c, 219.1c `For Your Eyes Only’ Contents Introduction 1.0. Patch test for eye treatments (tinting and false lashes) 2.1. Importance of patch test 2.2. How to patch test 2.3. Positive and Negative reaction for patch test 2.4. Purpose and Result of patch test 2.5. Why and Where to record patch test result 1.6. Legal implications of patch test 2.0. Chart to identify Normal and Adverse

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  • Child Beauty Pageants

    Child Beauty Pageants Beauty pageants are one of the most controversial and debatable subjects where many critics have tried to explain and understand what the concept of the word beauty means. The definition of the word beauty to the critics was the pleasing or attractive features of something or by other words it is something that generates pleasant sensations. All of these years the whole world has been captivated and charmed by the beauty pageants shows on the television, but the real and

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  • Beauty

    Soc 202  Beauty Essay  Is Beauty Really in the Eye of the Beholder  No matter what I do not think beauty is ever going to be a fair topic to discuss. I have  always heard beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but what is beauty. I looked on  and found the definition of beauty to be ​ a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form,  that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight. In the reading given to us from Psychology  Today, we are told beauty is unobtainable

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  • The Beauty

    and other spices - these are just a few of the numerous varieties of vegetation. It is not surprising that the autochtons of the isle have always collected herbs during their afternoon walks. If we want to spend a holiday in “paradise”, admire the beauty of nature and spend evenings taking delight in the Greek cuisine and wine - then Corfu is an Ideal place for it.

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  • Pageants: a Source for Strong, Productive Young Women

    Pageants: A Source for Strong, Productive Young Women Catina Burrell Columbia Southern University Abstract The pageant circuit has been surrounded with a lot of interest and debate since TLC’s Toddlers and Tiaras hit the airwaves, sporting fake hair and flippers! People of all ages, races, and backgrounds are debating the effects pageants are having on our children and society as a whole. Why has the issue of pageants sparked so much debate? Why it is that child activists and psychologists

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  • Inner Beauty vs Outer Beauty

    compare and contrast essay | Inner Beauty vs Outer Beauty There are many definitions of beauty. Ask people what they are and this will be the most common answer “Beauty is something that defines people”. There are two types of beauty, inner beauty and outer beauty. Both of these are very important for you to be you. Outer beauty is when you’re pretty outside, which means you are good looking. It is something that attracts people first, though outer beauty is different for everyone. Everyone

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  • The Affection of Beauty Pageant to Every Woman's Self- Esteem

    This paper only seeks to the affection of beauty pageants to every woman’s self- esteem. The objectives of beauty pageants are communication skills, goal setting and physical fitness. There are three objectives of beauty pageants.The first is communication skills.You will given a question and you have to answer it with confident. Beauty pageant is not just enough if you will just walk on the stage and be beautiful. It's not just about being pretty but you also have to be intelligent.You will

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  • Beauty

    "Overview: Beauty." Drama for Students. Ed. Sara Constantakis. Vol. 31. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Literature Resource Center. Web. 14 Oct. 2015. URL: 2. This article stated that Jane Martin, whose name is a pseudonym, mainly writes plays that deal with feminist issues, but recently, she has expanded her writing to include a

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  • Beauty Pageants

    Miss America Pageant” being nationally televised, movies like “Little Miss Sunshine” being produced, and shows like “Toddlers and Tiara’s” and “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” being watched by millions, children’s beauty pageants are becoming more popular than ever. Today more than 16,000 child pageants are held annually, with an estimated 290,000 contestants (Bowling). Behind the popularity, however, follows the controversy. There are essentially two types of children’s beauty pageants, the “natural”

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  • Child Beauty Pageants

    Child beauty pageants should be banned It is a major problem and concerned in our society today the many women and girls who are dealing with low self- esteem. Beauty pageants are not leaving anything positive to our little girls. Little girls all covered under makeup, big hair, color treated hair, teeth whitening treatments just to name few, only learning how to compete with other little girls at such a young age when their main focus should be to enjoy their childhood and spend quality time with

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  • Banned Books

    Banned Books: A History and Examination One of the most prolific issues in American education has been censorship in the classroom. This issue has manifested itself in several ways throughout history; however, censorship most often manifests itself in the classroom as book banning. Book banning can be any form of textual censorship from the exclusion of novels from a school library, to the censoring of textbooks by a school board, to the full banning of books by a government. This paper

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  • Pageants

    Many people believe beauty pageants are over rated but let’s be honest who doesn’t want to feel like a princess every once in a while. Pageants are a good way for children to realize you always have to do your best and work to achieve your goal. Granted children don’t always win but in reality all that’s doing is preparing them for all the life events they are going to go through. Pageants are about more than winning; they teach life lessons and let the children express themselves. Nothing is wrong

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  • Beauty

    Beauty pageants and competitions take place all over the world nowadays, even in China. Some take place in small towns on a very small scale. Others, such as the Miss World Contest, are huge events that bring lots of money to the nations that host them. Last year this was China. These contests are watched by millions of people all over the world. However, some people believe that contests like this should be banned because they are degrading for women and promote sexual discrimination. I do not agree

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  • Beauty Pageants

    Exploitation in Beauty Pageants In 1920, the World War I ended and the women’s movement began to take off, marking the first year of the American beauty pageant formally known as The Miss America Pageant (“Child Beauty Pageants,” 2011). Women from all over the United States were given the opportunity to show their talent, superficial beauty and inner intelligence. Little did our country know that 40 years later, children as young as ten months old would be competing in these beauty pageants; since the

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  • The Beauties

    The Beauties By Anton Chekhov I I REMEMBER, when I was a high school boy in the fifth or sixth class, I was driving with my grandfather from the village of Bolshoe Kryepkoe in the Don region to Rostov-on-the-Don. It was a sultry, languidly dreary day of August. Our eyes were glued together, and our mouths were parched from the heat and the dry burning wind which drove clouds of dust to meet us; one did not want to look or speak or think, and when our drowsy driver, a Little Russian called Karpo

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  • Child Beauty Pageants

    Child Beauty Pageants: Are They Moral? Com/172 March 12, 2011 Ron Tatum Child Beauty Pageants: Are They Moral? They say that beauty comes from within but if this is true why do parents parade their young children around and make their five-year-olds dress, look, and act like they are 18 years old. Child beauty pageants are very upsetting. “It aggravates the average viewer because how can a parent put their child through that emotional roller coaster and get upset when they do not win;

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  • Banned Books

    Matthew Nemetz Media and Society Monday, June 18, 2012 5 Banned Books The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was banned for the protection of children in 1885 in The Concord Public Library, and in 1902 in The Brooklyn Public Library. Esther Lombardi said that the language of the book was objected to on social grounds, and derogatory meanings such as “slave or servant.” I don’t agree with the banning of the book because I grew up reading the book in school as a requirement and it was

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