What Is Racism In Huckleberry Finn

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Society can change from a person’s influence based on their ideas and nature. However, some people would not agree with a person’s influence and left isolated and be free from the society. Everyone usually agrees mostly everything and that within our lives, those ideas could support and are difficult to revolt and cause a permanent problem for people who do not support the person’s ideas and left isolated. Regardless of the perception, people have different opinions and it could lead catastrophic on a society. The most common problem that people face is racism. Racism is what racist do. It results in a belittlement of others. Often when someone feels offended, the victim feels insecure. In the novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, gives…show more content…
And can be judged by other people. In the article, “With drawl.” by, Laura Relyea, tells her experience of when she moved to another state. She was confused about how a woman disrespected her for no reason. “Mah-ma,” I whispered, “she didn’t say thank you.” The woman turned on her heel and pointed her finger in my face. “I would never say thank you to a child.” She sneered at me – a puffy-faced kid with watering eyes.” During her childhood, she was judged by diverse students in her school because she’s a southerner. “They called me stupid – slow. It didn’t matter I was in advanced classes or was nerdily bookish. It didn’t matter that a good number of my best friends in Charlotte had been black. The race wasn’t something that occurred to me on the red-clay playgrounds of Charlotte. In Chicago, they wouldn’t let me forget it.” Not only she was judged, but losing her southern accent is one of the obstacles that she has to face. She also shared her experience of her speaking. “For months I didn’t speak in class unless called upon. Mostly I kept to myself and sat in the back, hovered over my textbooks, listening. At lunch I fumbled with my bubble packet of milk, ate my turkey sandwich and studied the way my classmates spoke: “ruff,” not roof; “pop,” not Coke or Co’ cola; “Mom,” not Mama. Each linguistic sacrifice pained me, but if I was going to make a life for myself in Chicago, I had…show more content…
It is bizarre to see some people stay indoors and never come outdoors. But it is their way for them to have freedom as well. In the novel, Huckleberry Finn shared his opinion of how he likes the wilderness than living in at home. This also shows that Huck wants to be isolated than everyone else. “The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time, considering how dismal regular and decent the widow was in all her ways; and so when I couldn't stand it no longer I lit out. I got into my old rags and my sugar-hogshead again, and was free and satisfied.” (1). People have their own perspectives on their own way of living. And sometimes prefer to be isolated. Sometimes, people who wanted to be isolated may talk unusually. “The stars were shining, and the leaves rustled in the woods ever so mournful; and I heard an owl, away off, who-whooing about somebody that was dead, and a whippoorwill and a dog crying about somebody that was going to die; and the wind was trying to whisper something to me, and I couldn't make out what it was, and so it made the cold shivers run over me.”(3) This is a reason of how people describe what place can be worthwhile and free just like Huck did when he describes the wilderness as the best place it could be. Isolation can also bring freedom only to the person that wants to be free. “I hadn’t had a bite to eat since
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