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The author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Samuel Langhorn Clemens who is more commonly known by his pen name Mark TwainLyttle pg16 He was born in 1835 and died in 1910 Ever since The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published there has been a wide variety of objections about the literature found in the book which are represented as racist or hatred because Twain Attributed a stereotyped Negro dialectCox pg129 There has been acts of depriving children to read this great novel by removing it from most school libraries The book is a rich deep text on many important issues not only race and slavery but violence child abuse alcoholism and many other problems still relevant to American society At the same time it is an inventory of essential values such as kindness courage and the need through moral choices Koster pg159 Throughout the book Clemens compares and contrasts many of the social groups Throughout the novel Clemens portrays Caucasians as a more educated group that is higher in society compared to the African Americans portrayed in the novel The way that Clemens portrays African Americans as foul is through the conversations that he assigns them Their dialogue is composed of nothing but broken English One example in the novel is this excerpt from the conversation between Jim the fugitive slave and Huckleberry about why Jim ran away where Jim declares Well you see it uz dis way Ole missus-dats Miss Watson-she pecks on me all de time en treats me pooty rough but she awluz said she woudn sell me down to Orleans Although this is the spelling of how some African Americans from the south used to talk Clemens applied this kind of speaking only to Blacks and not to Whites throughout the novel There is not one sentence in the book spoken by an African American that is not made up of broken English The second way Clemens compares
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