"Masterpieces, by their nature, pierce," Noonan wrote. "They jar and unsettle. If something in a literary masterpiece upsets you, should the masterpiece really be banished? What will you be left with when all of them are gone?"
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"Colleges don't offer students enough mental health support," she wrote, "which may be one explanation for the growing trend of students trying to create safe spaces and safe texts for themselves."