The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Student Essay

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Why Huck Finn Should Be in Schools

Summary: Essay gives reasons why "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain should be taught in schools.
Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been controversial since its publication in 1884. Parents looked down on the book because of the poor manners portrayed by Huck. Now, a more painful aspect of the book is the cause for the censorship. Racism has long been a sore spot for many Americans many feel that this book pours salt on those old wounds. Many feel that the use of the "n-word" and the way Jim is portrayed is highly offensive. Offensive as it may seem, there is still a lot to be gained by reading Huck Finn.

Mark Twain was anti- racism and meant for his works to communicate that. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn explores what America was in the 1800s. The book is not just a piece of literature, but a picture of what America was like in the Post-Civil War era...

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