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The Censors by Luisa Valenzuela Published in 1976 Military faction overthrew Argentina’s gov’t Restricted liberties Killed those who opposed Strict censorship Story Overview: 'The Censors' is the story of a young man named Juan who gets a job censoring letters for an authoritarian government. He's great at it - so great that he censors his own letter and gets himself executed. Juan writes a letter to his love, Mariana, and then he applies for a job at the letter censoring factory. He attains a job there so he can obtain his letter to Mariana to send it through. As Juan slowly becomes more and more obsessed with his job, he feels a sense of peace. Within a month, he was sent to his first section, K, where he carefully checked envelopes for tiny explosives. Juan was promoted to section J when he snitched to his superiors about a man who tried to organize a strike to demand higher wages. In section J, letters are carefully observed for poison dust. With hard work and diligence, he was speedily promoted, this time

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