Trigger Warnings

The question of ‘trigger warnings’ is particularly relevant to literature students who have to read works dealing with all kinds of controversial and potentially offensive or upsetting material.

It might not be an exaggeration to suggest that the study of literature is subject to a general trigger warning and that one of its attractions is its engagement with perspectives that are different from our own.

University of Chicago: ‘We Do Not Support So-Called Trigger Warnings’