Racism In Huck Finn

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Mark Twain tells story of a white boy, whom one would consider to be an outsider, Huck, and his older friend Jim, a runaway slave; that exemplify that racism is something that will always be. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been facing continuous controversy ever since it 's publication date in 1884 and has seemingly continued to make news even today. Mark Twain, the author, faced much scrutiny for his lack of respect for religion, for his ungrammatical American vernacular, and for being racist.
The novel was removed from schools because of the novels portrayal of Jim and its use of the "N" word. Twain used the "N" word 219 times throughout the novel, which some people thought it got in the story 's message against slavery; but others, thought Twain perfectly captured the way people talked back then. Some believe it is inherently racist altogether. Well, not Ernest Hemingway, poet T.S. Elliot, or even African American novelist Ralph Ellison. They believe Twain 's satire is a powerful attack on racism, which is different from what the NAACP believes-- that the book is inherently racist (Rush 2002).
Mark Twain took seven years to make this book, in which he started over completely one time because he didn’t like how the novel was developing. Before beginning, he never questioned the institution of slavery. In fact, he noted that his family actually owned a dozen slaves. So he, much like Huck, changed his view of slavery while the story was developing. Expecting
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