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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of Mark Twains most loved most influential and most controversial books of all time Considered one of the first truly American novels this book was banned from several libraries after its release in 1885 But in 1935 Ernest Hemmingway wrote that all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn All American writing comes from that There was nothing before There has been nothing as good since The success of this book has many different reasons first of all it is short and concise it doesnt dwell deeply on an inert subject it gets straight to the point making it an easy book to read The controversy of this book also helped it in becoming a classic because it was banned from schools and libraries it caught peoples attention and gave readers even more reason to praise it Kids werent supposed to act in the manner that Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn did they were running around doing whatever they wished with no parental consent or no parents for that matter So this book was just a satirical view of society during that time period making fun of school parents slavery and the whole lifestyle of the South In the 1930s this book once again became known as a classic people began to realize that Twain wrote the book in good humor and wasnt trying to write a serious book in the style of the European literature that Americans had grown accustomed to Filled with American slang and an American dialect in the writing itself this book stood out among others Hemmingways praise of the book also helped us to realize that this was a truly American classic With the civil rights movements brought into full effect in the 50s this book was again brought under fire this time by the NAACP Its use of offensive language constantly using
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