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Huckleberry Finn has received censorship because of its possibility of threatening young peoples morals offensive stereotypes dialect and blacks seeming uneducated Im against the censorship of Huckleberry Finn because the criticism had nothing really supporting it the censors didnt get the underlying message and they didnt give the novel a chance First Im against the criticism of Huckleberry Finn because it didnt have much evidence supporting it Some people called it a racist novel because Twain used the word nigger They dont realize the term nigger at the time was used to describe a slave or a person of color Using the word nigger contributes to the Realism and local color of the novel and without this word the novel wouldnt be the same Also others said Huckleberry Finn was written for people in slums because the narrator is uneducated These people dont realize that Twain wanted the novel to be written from the eyes of an uneducated child to show clearly his inner growth and development When people say that its for the slums just because of the language used then they are jumping to conclusions and they must not see the importance of the dialect that Twain used Along with parents are complaining such as Mrs Monterio saying that this novel is damaging her childs self-esteem She has nothing supporting her opinion except that it uses the word nigger and this is not a real reason Instead the novel should boost her childs self-esteem because of the way Jim was developed Those who criticize Huckleberry Finn dont get the underlying messages morals or themes Some criticized Huckleberry Finn for threatening young peoples morals Instead shouldnt Huckleberry Finn enhance individuals morals Throughout the novel Huck made several important moral decisions which give the reader higher values Also people condemned Huckleberry Finn for its offensive stenotypes Twain portrays the people in this novel realistically He used stereotypes to show how societys morals are wrong and
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