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    The originality of the word nigger will be expounded on bringing out its detrimental effects that have lingered around up to this present day. A favourable and respectful interaction environment can be attained without the use of slur. The nigger word was used to refer to the black race in 1619 as Africans set foot on the North American territory. The nigger term was used to refer to the Africans and keep them in the bottom class as slaves by…

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    Prison Sentencing System

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    It is stated, “Whom the white folks had called a “bad nigger.” (Wright p6) This line is prime example of not being treated well. The nickname nigger does not have the appropriate history to be used nicely. To call someone a nigger is using disrespectful word choice. Social status also contributes to the sentencing, level of respect, and treatment received. It is stated,” new sentencing laws…

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    risen. This is mainly due to the constant use of the word “nigger”. Throughout the novel, Twain uses the word to describe items of inferior quality along with signs of disgust from people who supported slavery. It was socially acceptable to use the word, and was said by slaves and abolitionists. Notwithstandingly, Twain’s use of the n-word is essential to understanding the social conditions of the time and their implications of today. Nigger, now a derogatory term, was often affiliated with…

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    Nigger. Schools and other scholars want to banish this word from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, because they are concerned for those who are sensitive to this word. This book should not be changed in any way. Twain wrote what he wanted others to read. For him to write “nigger” 219 times should clearly mean he had a good reason to do so. Huck Finn should remain uncensored. No matter how sensitive people are, they need to see this word to remember what happened so long ago.…

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    Censorship Of The N Word

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    Nicholas Minucci – a White man assaulted a black man and called him “nigger” several times (Jury Expert). The calling of the n word to someone raises racial animus between two people. The n word is a very evocative vocabulary in the english language. Moreover, the term is peppered throughout different types of popular culture, such as comedy routines, rap music lyrics, and spoken word. Such use may lead some to believe the term "nigger" has lost much of its power, and no longer carries with it…

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    It was awful thoughts and awful words, but they was said. And I let them stay said; and never thought no more about reforming;... I would go to work and steal Jim” (Gise 216,217). “There’s a nigger here that I’m a-trying to steal out of slavery, and his name is JIM… You’ll say it’s dirty, low-down business; but what if it is? I’m low down, and I’m a-going to steal him…” Huck was deciding on whether or not he should steal Jim back (Gise 228)…

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    Sevin Murdock Mrs. Koop Junior English 06 November 2014 As Huck fin continues to sky rocket into one of the most read original American novels more and more debate rises about the message the book is really sending to its audience. I believe that Huckleberry Finn should continue to be taught in public classrooms because when the novel is analyzed in correct environments it realistically expresses racial problems and corruption of society in the early 1800 's. While Huckleberry Finn can be…

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    Essay On Nigga

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    “hello” to one another. It also derived from white male slave owners, that would call their African American slaves so that they wouldn’t have to remember every slave 's name (Pilgrim). It set the black people apart from the whites by calling them a “nigger” rather than calling the black people by their name, because of the fact that slaves were considered property rather than human beings (me). “It by euphemism is to flinch from coming to grips with racial prejudice that continues to haunt the…

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    Huckleberry Finn was banned was for its language. The excessive use of the word “nigger” was a reason for the book being banned. Another reason would be Huckleberry Finns views on religion. People have tried to switch the word “nigger” in the book for the word “slave” but many say that would be taking away from the classic. The book itself is realistic in the way it says things. It has the excessive use of the word “nigger” and…

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    Slavery was a major institution that was thriving within the South during the 1840’s. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is about a young boy named Huck, living in the 1840 's during this period of time slavery was considered a moral act and served as a wealthy addition to everyday lives. Therefore, Twain makes slavery a focal point throughout his novel. During the novel, Huck encounters a runaway slave named Jim who then becomes a very crucial asset to the plotline. As the story progresses…

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