Slavery In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Literary Analysis

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Since the beginning of history, humans have persecuted others for what they believe to be “justified” reasons. The moral justification of slavery is prevalent in every culture, race, and era. From the crusades in the 10th century to modern day wars and even in today’s society, people have been and are being enslaved. This topic involves every person whether they know it or not. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a classic literary example of the moral justification of an immoral action having negative side effects, and cleverly bridges the often occurring theme of slavery in our world today, which is human trafficking.
Human trafficking is defined as, “the illegal practice of procuring or trading in human beings for the purpose of prostitution, forced labor, or other forms of exploitation.” (Human Trafficking). Slavery was legal during the time period that “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” was written. Huck escapes from his father, runs away and lands on Jackson Island where he finds Miss Watson’s runaway slave, Jim. They are exuberant in finding each other and Huck asks Jim how he came to be on the island. Jim tells Huck, “Well, you see, it ’uz dis way. Ole missus— dat’s Miss Watson— she pecks on me all de time, en treats
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This group’s goal is to create a radical Islamic state through whatever means necessary. An Islamic state is defined as “a type of government, in which the primary basis for government is the enforcement of shari'a law, dispensation of justice, maintenance of law and order” (Islamic State). This organization believes that they are justified through their religious beliefs as long as they achieve their goal, no matter how heinous their

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