Hypocrisy In Huck Finn

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Twain ridicules and criticizes the values, practices and morals of Tom’s road to adulthood. In the novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the hypocrisy of society is being criticized using both boy’s unrealistic position between childhood and adulthood, slavery, and religion. In Tom Sawyer, he does not act like a typical boy in the era, Mark Twain uses unrealistic perspectives to incorporate societal views to criticize the hypocrisy of the times. The mockery of his writing shows the mockery of social institutions, public opinions and people. The games the children and Tom play often seem like attempts to overturn authority and escape from traditional society.
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