The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Do Not Ban Huckleberry Finn

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Do Not Ban Huckleberry Finn

Summary: This is a pursuasive essay/letter advocating the use of Huckleberry Finn in the LAUSD curriculum.
Dear LAUSD,

Despite all the controversy the book titled "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? has been enveloped in, we believe that it should be kept in the American Literature curriculum. The book allows the reader to tap into Huck Finn's maturation and development while simultaneously representing Huck as what anyone is capable of becoming: a thinking, feeling human being rather than a mere cog in society.

Although the Widow Douglas attempts to reform Huck, Huck resists her attempts to indoctrinate him with social values and maintains his independent way of thinking. This apprehension about society, and his developing relationship with Jim, lead Huck to question many of the teachings that he has received, especially regarding race and slavery. Much like Jim is subconsciously teaching Huck true morality, the book teaches its readers to treat all people equally regardless of their race. It teaches its young...

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