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5 Criminal Mugshots of Characters From Banned Books

To celebrate Banned Books Week, Tumblr user Jubliant Antics! created some wonderful thought-provoking mugshots of beloved literary characters.

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3. Hester Prynne, The Scarlet Letter

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Banned for: The book has been called “pornographic and obscene,” yet there is no sex in the book. Really it’s banned because of the plot: Hester's adulterous affair with Arthur Dimmesdale and the resulting pregnancy.

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