Huckleberry Finn Original N Word Analysis

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In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is about a young boy named Huckleberry Finn who tries to help Jim, a slave, escape from slavery. In the novel there are many types of words that can make it seem offensive to the human culture. Mark Twain uses the “n word” in the novel to show the reader that in those times many slaves were savagely treated. However, despite the use of the “n word”, a couple of years ago there was a new edition printed of the book Huckleberry Finn by Alan Gribben, who was a professor at Auburn University. As the new edition of the book was released the “n word” was replaced to the word “slave”. Many people were shocked of how the new edition was changed from its original form and how this book should be removed from public libraries and high school all because of the “n word”.

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