The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

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“Although probably no other work of American literature has been the source of so much controversy, Mark Twain’s The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn is regarded by many as the greatest literary achievement in America has yet produced” ( Telgen 1.) In the novel the central character, Huck, realizes the wrongs of racisms, even though he was brought up with strong racists’ values. He meets a fellow slave named, Jim, who opened his eyes and change his views on racism. As Huck and Jim journey together, the portrayal of Jim changes because Huck matures and grows. Jim becomes the friend, guide, and father-figure that Huck has lacked. Mark Twain’s focus on slavery in the Antebellum period of his novel while living in a post-Civil War society exposes the inherent racism that is still staining America and Twain’s main purposes in producing this was his wish to bring attention to some of societies cruel, suppress, and uncivilized believes.
Twain’s Huck is uneducated and the early part of the novel involves a struggle over whether or not he should be formally educated because he believes that sometimes civilized society does things that are uncivilized, for example, slavery. The novel starts with Window Douglas and Judge Thatcher, who dictates that Huck must go to school and get educated. Eventually Pap comes in and says that Huck must drop out of school because he views it as an attempt to separate their relationship, by becoming more educated. Huck opposes going to school and hates it
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