Wallace in 1992: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, is the most grotesque example of racist trash ever written."
Before we discuss the text itself, let's
see how critics responded to it:
Mark Twain begins his book with a short note:
"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot will be shot."
And now, Mr.
In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a story about a 13 year old boy who heads out on a journey through the Mississippi River with a black runaway slave, Jim....
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For what it's worth, authors such as Earnest Hemingway and William Faulkner called
the greatest piece of American fiction ever written, even though both had issues with it.
He is sad.
Huck's dad, Pap.
The Mississippi River
The Mississippi plays a huge role in the novel
(and all of Twain's works).