Charles Dickens and Mark Twains lessons Essay

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Charles Dickens and Mark Twain's lessons

Writers can not only entertain their readers by telling an appealing story, but they can also educate the readers and open their minds. Charles Dickens and Mark Twain are both very famous and important writers. Although Dickens is British and Twain American, they had the same purpose with their writing. They both wrote novels that made stories appealing to the common man as well as to educate people. A comparison of the two novels Hard times by Charles Dickens and The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain can show that although both writers lived in different societies they shared the same point of views about life and used their writing to educate their
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Everything that is not factual is considered as imagination. The wisdom of the heart is embodied in Sissy Jupe. Simple, considered uneducable, Sissy brings goodness and purity to bear on many of the characters, including Gradgrind. As he sees the products of his philosophy shattered around him, particularly Louisa and Tom, he begins to wonder if the wisdom of the heart that others have talked about really exists. Sissy proves to him that it does, and she salvages a great deal that might have been lost. In The adventures of Huckleberry Finn the conflict between wisdom of de heart and wisdom of the head takes place in one character. Huckleberry constantly challenges his morals with the way he is brought up, as a racist southern boy, and his own personal beliefs; his heart. The main point of this conflict is mostly based on the way society treats Jim. Many times in the story, Huckleberry treats Jim poorly, merely because of his skin colour, as he does such things as place a rattlesnake skin near Jim as he is sleeping, which ends up in Jim being bitten by a snake. Also since Jim is a slave, and because of his colour many references to the word "Nigger" are plagued throughout the story, as he is being called one, and so are the rest of the black population in the book. But that is where Huckleberry's conflict arises. He sees Jim as a nice, hearted man and wishes to set him free. But at the same time, he has his own prejudices as in chapter twenty-three,
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