How Does Twain Present Slavery In Huck Finn

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The novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in the eyes of Mark Twain, the author, explores the reality of slavery in the south long before the Civil War. The plot tells the story of the two main characters, Huck and Jim. traversing along the Mississippi River. Throughout the book, events take place that question Huck’s view, as a white adolescent, towards Jim, an adult runaway slave. Everyone during this time period displays racism, and Huck begins to see that this perception of blacks is corrupted. Huck grows a relationship with Jim and amid all their encounters views Jim as a friend, father figure, and then once again as a slave. Just starting to know each other, early in the book they find themselves separated. This strikes the both

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