Essay on The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

1246 Words May 31st, 2016 5 Pages
In this section, we’re going to go over to the side of the black man, on how sometimes they get accused of a crime they didn’t do. In “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” Huck fakes his death to get away from his alcoholic dad, that took him to a cable out in the middle of nowhere. At the same time, a slave named Jim that belonged to Ms.Watson ran away at the same time of Huck’s disappearance. People of the town thought it was Jim who did it because he ran away at the same time Huck disappeared, but mainly they blamed Jim because he was black. Even though the town knew that Huck’s dad took Huck from Ms.Watson, and they even knew that he was after Huck for his money. They still blamed Jim for Huck 's “death”. It’s obvious who should be blamed for Huck’s “death”,but it’s written like this to convey a message. A satirical message from Mark Twain. Mark Twain knew about this situation of whites vs. blacks, and how people of the time would have believed it was Jim, as the townspeople did. Creating a way for the racist people of the time to connect to the people hunting Jim. He did this to point out the wrongfulness of someone being accused of something because of their color. We can also use this as it’s also bad to accuse someone of an action because of the history of something. In The case of Darryl Hunt, Hunt got accused because he was black. On a day in nineteen eighty-four in North Carolina, a woman named Deborah Sykes was murdered. The police investigated into…

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