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    count to ten. Now say it loud and proud nigger. No, not the “n-word” not this unspeakable forbidden word just nigger. Depending what you look like, how you were raised, or where you are from, that was either grueling and painful or slid through your vocal chords with ease. It’s astonishing that a word cultivated in the 1800s can still bring pain and anger to the African American community as well as being an uncomfortable road for any Caucasian to tread. Nigger stands as the most controversial word

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    numerous decades, was a way to belittle and remove the self-worth of black Americans who were supposedly “free”. In an article titled “Mommy, What Does ‘Nigger’ Mean?” By Gloria Naylor, she recalls a time in her childhood when the use of the N-word was switched continuously from a positive to a negative, and back again. She says that “the word nigger was used in my presence, but it was set within contexts and inflections that caused it to register my mind as something else.” The N-word is currently

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    Poem For Niggers

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    Niggers Back where im from the only thing we know is white I don’t care what a pussy says bitch I know im right All these stupid niggers wanna hang with me Only place these dumb asses should hang is from a fucking tree You don’t have the same rights as me don’t play any tricks Try anything and ill pull out my whip(pa pa!) This is whites only don’t sit on my bench If I catch you then ill have to pull out my lynch Stupid ass nigger you can suck on my dick Eat my cum for dinner you hoe ass bitch(nam

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    Huckleberry Finn Argument

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    was fifteen minutes before I could work myself up to go and humble myself to a nigger; but I done it, and I warn’t ever sorry for it afterwards, neither.” (Chapter 15, Huck Finn). This is one of many phrases said by either Huck Finn, or the other characters in the classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. For some years now there has been an argument on one word in this quote. People are fighting for the word, nigger, to be removed from Mark Twain’s book. They believe it is the teacher’s or the

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, it is a very controversial book and rightfully so, It contains many themes that aren't often discussed nowadays, including racism and the harmful effects of society. It told the story about a boy named Huckleberry Finn and a runaway slave named Jim, and their adventures down the Mississippi river, and it contained many themes that may offend people. I feel that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should not be censored and should be like it was 130

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    The adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first introduced to the public in 1884 by Mark Twain. After going through hell trying to write the book, and its rocky release and low sales showed how controversial the book was even in his time. I believe Huck Finn should not be taught in public schools because the language used is offensive, is hard for for students to understand , and the book has been controversial since its beginning. Para 1 A High school in Philadelphia banned the book Huckleberry

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    word, the “n” word can have different meanings. The “n” word is a form of endearment used among friends and close relationships. In the essay “The meanings of a word” by Gloria Naylor, when the “n” word is “with a possessive adjective by a woman--“my nigger”--it becomes a term of endearment for her husband or boyfriend” (The Meanings, Naylor). Many young adults are comfortable using the “n” word out in public places like school, movies and the shopping malls because they have been accustomed to it. Moreover

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    movement took place in the 1800, which is the period that Mark Twain lived in and witnessed the massive racism, torture, and persecution toward African Americans. Mark Twain uses the word “nigger” more than one time in his writing. He did not mean to insult or criticize African Americans, but using the word nigger at that time was considered a natural word that people use. Twain, the author of The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn is using Satire about the racist between black and white in the south in

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    his possible view on slavery. Throughout the novel a relationship grows between teenager Huck Finn and a run away slave named Jim and the use of language in The Adventures Huckleberry Finn allows readers to get a glimpse of racism through the word nigger. The societal views on race and slavery influence Huck and his views. A significant moment occurs when Huck changes his view on slavery toward the end of the novel. The events that Huck and Jim experience together bring about freedom at the conclusion

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    over the State, and then set him under the trees again and hung his hat on a limb to show who done it. And next time Jim told it even more exaggerated... Jim was monstrous proud about it… Niggers would come miles to hear Jim tell about it, and he was more looked up to than any nigger in that country. Strange niggers would stand with their mouths open and look him all over, same as if he was a wonder”

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    position of the N word as revealed in her essay “The Meaning of the word.” In Gloria Naylor’s essay, she states, “The word nigger was used in my presence, but it was used within the contexts and inflictions that caused it to register in my mind as something else.” Naylor believes The N word should only be used in socially culturally settings. Growing up exploring the word “nigger”, in math class, the word was used as a source of belittlement and it confused young Gloria Naylor. The young white child

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was one of the first realistic books written in the 19th century. The story tells of a friendship between a lowly white teenager and an African American man on their trip up the Mississippi River. The book was meant as a symbol against racism, but it is frequently banned in schools and libraries for its use of racially offensive material. The censorship of the book was always an highly controversial topic. For a special learning environment

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    he met a runaway slave seeking for freedom, and together on a raft, they face obstacles, learn more about each other, and encounter new people. However, the book has been controversial ever since its publication due to the multiple use of the word “nigger”; although one can argue that it’s beneficial for helping readers develop both cognitive and non cognitive skills, some may argue that the drawbacks outweigh its benefits. Needless to say, despite the multiple use of the “n-word”

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    Mark Twain 's,The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn is a very contentious book to some. But to others it a window into the racism. Its a window into the Huck Finn 's life. Racism is an issue that has been around since ancient times. In 1619 the Dutch were first to bring African Americans slaves to our country. Which evolved into a nightmare for our country and would later divide us. Slavery continued through the 17th and 18th centuries, which made America very wealthy from selling tobacco and

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    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Aunt Polly from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer were both based on two slaves on his uncles’ farm, named Sandy and “Uncle Dan’l.” His book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was controversial since he used racial slurs (Nigger). An example is, when Clemens first introduces the character Jim, Huckleberry Finn

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    an offensive word, “nigger” which was commonly used in that time period. If high school students are not taught the messages entwined within the book, then those students

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    To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic novel that is loved by many. However, as much as it is loved it is also very disliked by many. Because of its racial slurs and its profound language many people have challenged the book. In 1977 To Kill a Mockingbird was challenged in Eden Valley, MN due to the words “damn” and “whore lady” used in the book. However, “whore lady is only used three times throughout the story. The first time this word was used was when Francis was saying that Scout had called

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    American literature has always been a form of entertainment and education. When slaves were introduced as characters in books, they were always negative, stereotypical characters, but not until 1883 when Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was a change made. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a book about a southern white boy in the 1800’s that runs away with an escaped slave on the Mississippi River. For years, schools have been debating on if the book should be banned in schools

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    Whether or not Huck Finn should be taught in schools has been hotly debated over for years. Many say that the book should be banned from schools because of the racial comments in the book; people claim that it could scar the youth, but instead teaches them morals on racism and empathy. Huck Finn should not be banned in secondary schools. The book uses the “n-word,” A LOT, and today using that word is offensive to many people. During Mark Twain’s time it was much different, that was what they called

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    Madness as Identity Fragmentation The main focus of this essay is to prove that the madness experienced by a few of the characters in Wide Sargasso Sea is not necessarily an inherent mental illness, but rather a consequence of the stress that colonialism, patriarchy and/or the consequence of existing between spaces has placed on the identity of each of the individuals. Madness in this sense is the fragmentation of an identity, something that both Antoinette and Rochester experience as they find

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