Trigger Warning - Introduction Summary & Analysis

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Gaiman begins his Introduction by discussing the nature of triggers. These triggers are words or subjects that may cause one to feel uncomfortable. Gaiman describes them as “monsters in the cupboard” that everyone has somewhere within their mind. He states that having trigger warnings in works meant for children is acceptable, but continues on by claiming that trigger warnings for adults are completely unnecessary. This is because these triggers serve a purpose. They help make us more aware of the world regardless of how much they may hurt us. He ends this section by giving the reader his own trigger warning, by stating that the works within contain things such as violence, abuse, and cruelty (just to name a few).

In the final section of Gaiman’s Introduction, he recalls the directions that a flight attendant once gave to him and the other travelers...

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