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Controversy over 'Huckleberry Finn'
A look at the controversy over the novel 'Huckleberry Finn' by Mark Twain.
# 136706 | 1,000 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this article, the writer discusses that the controversy over the novel 'Huckleberry Finn' by Mark Twain is revived from time to time as parents and others complain that the book is racist. It is further claimed that Jim is a stereotype based on minstrel show versions of blacks. The writer maintains that if Jim does not have the same sensibilities as a modern black would, that is hardly surprising given that he is representative of his time an place and not of some later social milieu.

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