scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 659
The Critic Mark Twains novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn pokes fun at society on all different levels From dialect and word usage to religion and peoples actions many aspects of society are satirized This criticism makes the drama in the book light instead of heavy Twain a severe critic of the general public and its cruel inane conventions ridicules the following three aspects of society religion the lower class as well as the lower class in Huck Finn Mark Twain criticizes religion and the way that people practice their own When the Grangerfords and the Shepherdsons go to church and listen to the sermon about brotherly love they hold their guns at their sides at all times After the sermon everyone talks about what the preacher said and how good his words were Twain p106 Twain ridicules this because the families spoke of faith and brotherly love and they were carrying on a thirty-year quarrel and carrying their guns to church Hucks caretaker Miss Watson speaks of God and the Bible and how she is going to civilize and Christianize Huck and yet she owns a slave What is this teaching Huck Love for all mankindprobably not Twain pp12-13 Twains criticism reflects on social classes too The ignorance and sheer stupidity is brought out in the lower class Pap says The law backs that old Judge Thatcher up and helps him to keep me out o my propertyThey call that govment A man cant get his rights in a govment like this Sometimes Ive a mighty notion to just leave the country for good and all Twain p27 Pap is ignorant of the law system and apparently the governments of other countries Pap also shows his ignorance and stupidity when he says It was lection day and I was just about to go and vote myself if I warnt too drunk to get there but when they told me there was a state in
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA