Or is this “Liberalism” turning into “Fascism”?
I’m no fan of the Spectator, but I thought this was an interesting viewpoint.
The point about most fiction is that it works because it uses ideas people understand to entertain. It’s not real life. The Author decides if it’s a Comedy, Romance with HEA or a Tragedy. You are a poor sort of reader if you think the views and language of the characters.
If modern fiction is too abrasive and upsetting, try reading fairy stories, though they are not politically correct either.
Are we forbidden to wear clothes, eat food, learn languages, date or marry outside our own ethnic background?
Are we forbidden to invent any character outside our own ethnic background?
How many people are really the same cultural type as their grandparents anyway?