Huck Finn Racism

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Is Huckleberry Finn racist? Huckleberry Finn or Huck Finn for short has had plenty of controversy since the book was first published. Many people believe that because of the words Twain used in the book many people blatantly believe that the book Huck Finn is racist. Since the book was First Published people have been trying to ban and not allow people to read Huck Finn. Many people believe that Huck Finn should not be taught in school simply because of the tone and words Twain decided to use while writing the book while others, on the contrary, believe that Huck Finn had a powerful message that spoke against racism and slavery. “ Falling from grace” ( Twain 35) This quote can mean many different things, but how most people see it, it can show how much this book affected racism and hate in the U.S.A it really portrays what life was like during the time period that Huck Finn was set in. Why should Huck Finn be taught in school and why is there so much controversy surrounding a novel. The video we watched in class gave us the story of a mother and a daughter who decided that because their views and closed mindedness was more important than allowing students to learn what life was like and why it is so important to never repeat those mistakes again, all because they are much too feeble minded to realize the impact of Huck Finn. Huck Finn as a work of literature is very important in that Twain

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