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Inhumanity to Your Fellow Man

Summary: Mark Twain noticed man's inhumanity to man, and in his classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn he makes a point of it. In the story, a young boy named Huck Finn travels down the Mississippi River with a runaway slave named Jim. This is an experience that shows Huck not only how whites treat black people, but also that white people treat each other poorly as well.
It is said that the Golden Rule is that you should treat others as you would like to be treated. In society, however, it seems this idea is disregarded as it is very scarcely followed. Mark Twain noticed this and in his classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn he makes a point of it. In the story, a young boy named Huck Finn travels down the Mississippi River with a runaway slave named Jim. This is an experience that shows Huck not only how whites treat black people, but also that white people treat each other poorly as well. Mark Twain shows the issue of man's inhumanity to man through the way Jim is treated, through the Duke and the King, and through Huck's conscience.

Jim is black. That alone will get him treated badly throughout the country where slavery is one of, if...

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