The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Loss of Innocence and Nation

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Loss of Innocence and Nation

Summary: Explores Mark Twain's classic novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Discusses how the loss of Huckleberry Finn's innocence is related to the loss of unity in the nation.
In Mark Twain's classic novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a young boy goes through the trials and tribulations of adolescence. Ernest Hemingway once said that "all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn." Well, besides literature, it seems American history played an influential part as well. The nation went through a difficult time as the Civil War began and the country was splitting. It seemed that the loss of this great nation is comparable to Huck's loss of innocence in the novel. Despite the fact that this book was written well after the Civil War took place, one can see the certain connections between the troubles of a child and the troubles of a nation. An individual's independence, prejudice against slaves, and one's personal freedom are the parallel topics of Huckleberry Finn and the Civil War.

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