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    People Are Sharing The Books They Think Should Be Stripped Of Their "Classic" Status Immediately

    Teachers, take notes.

    Most people have at least one book that was introduced to them as "a classic" but ended up being totally unrelatable and frankly a chore to get through. So we asked the BuzzFeed Community which book they thought didn't deserve its classic status and why. Here is what they said:

    1. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

    2. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

    Americans traveling across the country in cars on the cover of The Grapes of Wrath

    3. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Silhouettes of people on the cover of The Scarlet Letter

    4. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

    A boy holding a lantern with two dogs at his side on the cover of Where the Red Fern Grows

    5. The Lord of the Rings trilogy

    Rings on the cover of The Lord of the Rings

    6. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

    Overlapping ferns on the cover of Wuthering Heights

    7. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

    A whale diving into the ocean with a boat in its mouth on the cover of Moby Dick

    8. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

    An emaciated person holding their hand over their heart, standing in front of a heart on the cover of Heart of Darkness

    9. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

    The book cover for The Merchant of Venice

    10. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

    A wide angle of a landscape on the cover of East of Eden

    11. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

    A woman in a dress standing in a field on the cover of Tess of the D'Urbervilles

    12. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

    A person wrapped in newspaper set on fire on the cover of Fahrenheit 451

    13. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

    A collage with a woman, a beetle, a bird, and flowers on the cover of One Hundred Years of Solitude

    14. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

    The cover of The Taming of the Shrew

    15. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

    A man standing on the beach holding an umbrella and a gun on the cover of Robinson Crusoe

    16. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

    17. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    The silhouette of a girl standing under a tree on the cover of To Kill a Mockingbird

    18. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    The book cover for Pride and Prejudice

    19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    A pair of eyes looks over city lights on the cover of The Great Gatsby

    20. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

    The book cover for Romeo and Juliet

    21. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

    A house on the coast of an island on the cover of And Then There Were None

    22. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

    Two men walking down a path on the cover of Of Mice and Men

    23. 1984 by George Orwell

    A blue eye on the cover of 1984

    24. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    A trio talking between shrubs on the cover of Gone With the Wind

    25. Anything written by Charles Dickens

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.