The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | The Significance of Huckleberry Finn to the American Canon

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The Significance of Huckleberry Finn to the American Canon

Summary: This essay challenges whether or not the novel Huckleberry Finn is classic literature by considering the cloud of controversy surrounding the novel and also its significance in American literature.
The classic novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain has been regarded as one of the most precious literary works of American literature, yet it has also been considered as the one of the worst publications. The novel's realism in accord to the time period in which it was written has made the novel a subject of much controversy. However, the novel, as politically incorrect as it might be, has indeed played a vital role in the growth of the literature of the America. The novel may initially seem to be purposely offensive, but it actually serves as a tool to promote equality by challenging the traditional notions of time and by tracing its central character's moral development throughout the novel.

Although this novel has been viewed as a classic for a number of years, it has been banned in select schools because the novel had at times...

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