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Functions of the River in Huckleberry Finn

Summary: This essay contains information about the functions of the river in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.
In the novel, `The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' the Mississippi River plays a key role in the whole outline and structure of the novel. Given the time frame in which the novel was written, it was unacceptable for a black man and a white man to even talk to each other, let alone be the best of friends. White children were raised up being taught that black men were not normal people, they were just the same as property. They were only on the earth to do chores for the white people. However, on the other side of the story, black children were raised up being taught that white people were all very mean, and harsh. They treated all blacks unfairly, with no rights and to never love nor engage in conversation with a white man.

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