Cay Jordan

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December 13, 2012
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I am writing in response to your recent article regarding a Douglas High School parent's objection to the use of Chinua Achebe's novel, "Things Fall Apart," in a sophomore English class. I have no problem if this parent is so opposed to having his or her daughter read this book, but I do not think this parent should be allowed to speak on behalf of the rest of the students. This is a great book, and Achebe was a great writer. I read this novel on my own many moons ago, probably when I was in high school too. …

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