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Great infographic about the history of banned books. First, George Orwell, way to go!! Second, Charlotte's Web is both too realistic, and not realistic enough?!? And third, The DaVinci Code is not history, it is fiction, albeit very thought-provoking fiction.
from ShortList Magazine

A History of Banned Books

Great infographic about the history of banned books. First, George Orwell, way to go!! Second, Charlotte's Web is both too realistic, and not realistic enough?!? And third, The DaVinci Code is not history, it is fiction, albeit very thought-provoking fiction.

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Animal Farm by George Orwell. So once I was watching a cheesy movie version of this, and I glance over at my chihuahua/dachshund, Zoe, who, frankly, is a really creepy dog. And she was watching intently. Been scared of her ever since...

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An oldie but a goodie, this allegory is greater than the sum of its inspiration; events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II.

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from POPSUGAR Love & Sex

76 Important Books Quick Enough to Read This Weekend

Animal Farm - English born writer Eric Blair better known as George Orwell takes the atrocities and hypocricies of the 20th Century surrounding the Russian Revolution and transforms Trotsky, Lenin and their followers into farm animals and proves to everyone that all aninals are created equal but some are created more equal!

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Animal Farm match up. I'll never forget this or the symbolism for the French revolution in Dickens' A tale of two Cities either, thanks to my high school AP English teacher!

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from BuzzFeed

28 Brilliant Works Of Literary Graffiti

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Animal Farm is a novel by George Orwell about the Bolshevik revolutionaries that addresses not only the corruption of the revolution by its leaders but also how wickedness, ignorance, and greed can destroy any possibility of a Utopia.

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