The Day They Came to Arrest the Book Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 60 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Day They Came to Arrest the Book.
This section contains 698 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Day They Came to Arrest the Book Study Guide

This school is the locus of confrontation for censorship in the story. Founded by George Mason, who was himself a crusader for freedom of the press, the school becomes a center of news media as they report on the censorship debate regarding reading materials for high school students.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, is the primary book of concern in the novel. Believed to be racist, sexist, and immoral by some, the community and students of George Mason become divided in the fight to either ban or save the book. Those who believe in the principles of the novel, point out the moral character of Huck, the main character, and his innocent use of the word "nigger" because of his upbringing. Further, these individuals point to the clear friendship between Huck and Jim, the novel's black...

(read more from the Objects/Places section)

This section contains 698 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Day They Came to Arrest the Book Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Day They Came to Arrest the Book from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.