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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 17:00

mumoscar wrote:It may not be restricted. I think it's a way to show characters emotions but if it gets out of hand it may. It may cause potty mouths if the author is not cautious on the usage.
Yes ! then that book doesn't remain for reading
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Post by ReadingRebecca » 29 Aug 2017, 20:11

Hmm, good question. I enjoy books without strong language because it's just more relaxing for me. At the same time, if the book's characters were rough individuals, the story wouldn't sounds very realistic if they didn't cuss. In general, I don't often go for those types of books anyway.
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 29 Aug 2017, 21:59

ReadingRebecca wrote:Hmm, good question. I enjoy books without strong language because it's just more relaxing for me. At the same time, if the book's characters were rough individuals, the story wouldn't sounds very realistic if they didn't cuss. In general, I don't often go for those types of books anyway.
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Post by nicamazing » 29 Aug 2017, 22:18

I don't think strong languages should be restricted from the books. I believe that the idea of the author will be sent properly to the readers with a little help from the strong languages and maybe, it is one way of the author to express his/her idea.

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Post by Miss_BeckyG » 30 Aug 2017, 03:25

I don't see the need for censorship in books. Eventually it is a matter of preference for the reader. Maybe there should be versions of the book like with music...the clean edit and the other. All in all, if the book is full of expletives then it will distract the reader. It then requires the author to find a balance so as not to take away from the character(s).
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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 05:42

Miss_BeckyG wrote:I don't see the need for censorship in books. Eventually it is a matter of preference for the reader. Maybe there should be versions of the book like with music...the clean edit and the other. All in all, if the book is full of expletives then it will distract the reader. It then requires the author to find a balance so as not to take away from the character(s).
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 09:08

Strong language I think, does not really destroy the story. Strong language is a perfect tool to show the emotions of the characters and to show the personality of the characters.

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Post by MyAustin616 » 30 Aug 2017, 11:12

I actually prefer books with strong language and suggestive themes. I also enjoy the dark we books that have triggers in them. It makes the characters seem more real to me.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 18:57

k2rugman wrote:I don't think there should be any kind of censorship in writing books but I do think less of an author when there is significant strong language. I can understand an expletive in an intense situation but when a character says the F word five times in a casual sentence it feels sloppy and childish.
Yup. I think so. I have read some books with strong language which are not actually significant to the given situation. They are actually are a disturbance to the story or to the narration.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 19:06

Most of the people agree that it shouldn't be restricted. the taste of book doesn't remain same
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Post by Trina Higgs » 30 Aug 2017, 21:44

MyAustin616 wrote:I actually prefer books with strong language and suggestive themes. I also enjoy the dark we books that have triggers in them. It makes the characters seem more real to me.
I agree that it makes the characters more real. This world we live in can be a beautiful but hard place and I like when books truly show this.
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 30 Aug 2017, 22:02

Censorship can also be applied in nobles so that readers will be warned about the presence of such.

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Post by Darakhshan Nazir » 30 Aug 2017, 23:05

Readers should be warned about strong words in description of book. So, then it is their choice afterwards
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Post by strike-aster » 31 Aug 2017, 07:07

I think that there will no problem. It is still up to the reader and on my part I will just ignore. Since strong language can be found mostly on adult books. Sometimes it can create a challenge to the reader. This will be understand by the reader and it cannot affect the theme and lesson that you may get from the book.

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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 31 Aug 2017, 07:18

In the end I think it boils down to personal preference and a reader should be able to choose whatever content he or she reads.
Yeah. The value-laden principle may apply to this issue. The reader decides on what is bad or good for him.

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