The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Essay

2289 Words May 19th, 2016 10 Pages
Throughout history we have seen many good books but none as good as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This book shines in front of others because of how Twain ties taboo, sensitive subjects, or, as Ernest Hemingway would say the use of “All American Literature” into this novel on realism written in the late 1800’s. In Huck Finn, Twain has no problem writing about what interest him that he feels the need to write about. He shows the flaws in human society by writing about child abuse, ignorance and racism, hypocrisy in the south, and the friendship of a white boy and a black man which for the most part have all never been really done befor. In the novel the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Twain uses “All American literature,” through satire to show the flaws of society and reveals the ideas of ignorance and racism.

The main source of satire in this book would be Twain 's use of the word ‘sivilized’. Twain uses ‘sivilized’ in order to represent how the word civilized has a meaning that has changed over time and is not what it used to be. He seems to have misspelled this word to emphasize the importance of the word and overall meaning to the nove. The first example of of the word ‘sivilized,’(Twain 1) comes in the very first chapter when Huck describes that he has, “[been] [taken] in as the widow Douglas son, allowed she would ‘sivilize’ [him],”(Twain 1). This shows Hucks misunderstanding of the word civilized, he believes that being civilized is acting proper…

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