The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

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Dreyson Clark
Bouchey
2nd Period
English 1 Honors
03/02/2016

1884, secret slavery is still going on. In this book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was a prime example of how most children were raised to be and how it produced a wrong perception on slaves. Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn because of a direct effect off of his personal experiences in his time. Any difference in another human shouldn’t determine greeting or befriending another person was the message Mark Twain was trying to send was due to the struggles he seen a slave go through which was put into the book. The development of Huck, Jim, Tom Sawyer, and slavery, affected the development of the book and theme.
Huck was not only a representation of Mark, but of America too. The Characterization of Huck, Jim, and Tom was a first hand connection on how Mark felt about befriending slavery. As a literature expert and philosopher the author Laurence Mazzeno says ”Huckleberry Finn is the sober self-restraint with which Mr. Clemens lets Huck Finn set down.” which tells the reader that Huckleberry Finn was similar to Mark Twain himself, and how he put pieces of himself in that character. I paraphrased another one of his quotes that explains how Mark felt about how how society portrays slaves by the author Mazzeno saying, :“although Jim has been portrayed as ignorant throughout the novel, he is a morally decent man who temporarily puts aside his dreams of freedom to nurse Tom back to
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