Mark Twain Essay | Criticizing the Blind

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Criticizing the Blind

Summary: Essay discusses how Mark Twain reveals society at its worst in hopes of making it better.
Society is neither perfect nor close to being ideal. The world and its people have flaws and imperfections. Many writers take it upon themselves to reveal society at its worst in hopes of improving it. One such writer, Mark Twain, uses multiple devices of rhetoric to casually unveil the blemishes of society in his written pieces. Twain employs irony as well as a playful and mocking tone throughout his works of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, "The War Prayer," and "My First Lie," in order to expose mankind's proclivity for making rash decisions that have unfortunate consequences.

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain focuses on the character of Huck Finn while utilizing a satirical tone, contemplative to some extent, as Huck seeks to decipher the world around him. Furthermore, Twain writes about Huck's adventures using ironic situations and events in order to expose the rash manner...

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