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Mark Twain's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn: Civil War

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Randi Nielsen

Mrs. Crimmins

American Literature

March 3, 2017

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The novel ‘ The adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ take place before the civil war. During a time when slavery was still legal and the economic foundation of the American south. In the book, Huckleberry Finn was a young boy who grew up in the deep south before the civil war. At the beginning of the story Huck accepts slavery. And believes that helping Jim run away is a sin. Jim is a slave of Silas and Sally Phelps, who is trying to escape and buy his family out of slavery.

The Author Mark Twain, didn’t question the institution of slavery as a child. His uncle owned 20 slaves. At some point, Twain’s attitude
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