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What Is Racism In Huckleberry Finn

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Being the writer of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, some scholars, in addition, feel that Twain himself was racist and therefore intertwined his feeling throughout the book. To begin, scholars cannot overlook that Twain was in the Confederate Army fighting for slavery (Wallace 23). This within its self makes it hard to believe that Twain was against slavery, but some critics find it more compelling that Twain was apparently fighting against racism but used negative terms for blacks, making him a hypocrite (Lew 16). Other experts find that Twain did not take the issue of slavery seriously. Lester believes that he wrote Huck Finn as a scapegoat for what whites put African-Americans through (Lester 201). Lester also felt as though Twain did
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