Stereotypes In The Adventures Of Huck Finn

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Ben Carson and Kanye West are a few among many African-Americans who have fallen victim to the media’s prejudice. Ben Carson is an African-American but unusually represents the Republican party and Kanye West is a highly intelligent artist but is scoffed when he announced that he will be running for president. In both circumstances the media has portrayed them as unintelligent African-Americans who shouldn’t be taken seriously. In The Adventures of Huck Finn, Mark Twain positively depicts various stereotypes to illuminate the prejudice and discrimination in America. However, the novel has aroused a vast amount of controversy in education regarding black stereotypes. Although some aspects of the novel may seem that Twain was a racist, they actually
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