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Huckleberry Finn and the American Dream

Summary: Explores the classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Analyzes its representation of the American Dream. Describes how Twain uses the text to comment on deeply engrained aspects of American society as first established by the earliest settlers and explorers of America such as the Puritans in New England, John Smith, and the writers of the Declaration of Independence.
Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most controversial books in the in the American literary canon. Darker and more compelling than its prequel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the book was banned in many schools. Its prominent place in the canon is due to the compelling truths about society that the novel presents as Mark Twain relates the story of a young Southern boy's adventures to concept of the American Dream. Twain comments on deeply engrained aspects of American society as first established by the earliest settlers and explorers of America such as the Puritans in New England, John Smith, and the writers of the Declaration of Independence. Through analyzing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and its satire of religious faith, investigation Twain's glorification of simple pleasures, and explicating society's oppression of Huck's ideal lifestyle one must come to...

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