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Huck Finn's Controversy on Racism

Summary: Examines the controversy of racism and if it is justifiable in the novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
The controversy of racism is portrayed in the novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain. Many believe that Mark Twain used the "N" word to degrade African Americans. Jim (the African American slave) is portrayed as a runaway slave, and is not given very much potential. On the other hand Huck Finn who is a young boy is portrayed as a hero and a very wise boy. There are instances in the novel where both become insignificant. Saying that it is a racist novel is beyond belief. It was written in a time when racism was almost considered normal, whites were always portrayed as higher importance in this time and the novel switches on and off about who is more superior Jim or Huck. It is not necessarily justified, but it does deserve an explanation and criticism should be deceased.

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