Trigger Warning: Literature

May 19, 2014 | 1 book mentioned 1

Students at the University of California Santa Barbara, Rutgers, Oberlin, and others have been requesting “trigger warning” labels on literature from The Great Gatsby to Huck Finn. In The Guardian, University College London Professor John Mullan snipes, “You might as well put a label on English literature saying: warning – bad stuff happens here.”

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One comment:

  1. I guess I have officially become old. What would these students do if they ever had to face a real problem?

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