Huckleberry Finn Synthesis Essay

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When people read a work of literature many expect it to be a literary masterpiece. What makes a work of literature great is not through the approval of society, but by the author pushing his point out to the audience without regarding the disapproval from society he might receive. Although it is a controversial topic of whether Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn needs republishing due to the use of the word “nigger”, the novel teaches many lessons and reveals many truths that the world should know. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should not have been republished because, simply put, it is not a racist novel. Adding on, Twain’s original publishing of his book promotes historical accuracy and legitimacy which would be not communicated towards the audience if the books are recirculated with different words to “child proof” them. His works need to be recognized by the various people that believe that his books are too mature for children that he targets a more mature audience. It is wrong to alter something that is so deeply rooted in history, just to meet the demands of society resulting in the loss of many lessons embedded in his work. Overall, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a brilliant work of literature that isn’t…show more content…
This piece of literature is merely depicting history as accurate as it can be.Although people regard this book as inappropriate for the younger audiences, this book just wasn’t meant for kids, but more towards the young adults who are more mature that can truly understand the messages and teachings given by Twain on humanity in the 1840s. The audience should strongly be against the republishing of this book and truly try to intake Twain’s teachings and lessons that are included within the development of the characters and
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