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Essay | Mark Twain's Opinion on Slavery

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Mark Twain's Opinion on Slavery

Summary: Essay attempts to discuss Mark Twain's view regarding slavery as expressed through his works such as "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Hidden within the words and paragraphs of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn lie the opinions and ideas of the author Mark Twain. When analyzing chapter 31, one can determine what message Twain was trying to relay to his audience about slavery by examining Huck's words and actions, especially Huck's decision to save Jim. The main message that can be derived from this chapter is that African Americans are people too, but society teaches that they are not. This makes it difficult for the few that did view them as people to act upon what they feel. Huck's decision to act on what he feels is right and save Jim shows readers that it is acceptable to commit one crime in order to prevent a larger crime. In Huck's case this is stealing Jim back, a written law, in order to prevent Jim from being a slave...

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