Race Relations and Friendships
A discussion of the race relations in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.
# 112408 | 972 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2009 |
Published on Feb 23, 2009 in Literature (American) , African-American Studies (Racism) , Literature (Comparative Literature)
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The paper looks at how "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain demonstrate how different races can get along if they overlook their national identity and look at people as individuals. The paper shows how both authors use the innocence of children to demonstrate the true nature of mankind when he is not influenced by the opinions of others or by social norms. The paper also points out the lesson in both works that genuine friendship cannot be bound by any limitations.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Twain, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The Heath Anthology of American Literature. Lauter, Paul, ed. Massachusetts: D. C. Heath and Company. 1990.
- Stowe, Harriet. Uncle Tom's Cabin. New York: Bantam Books. 1989.
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