Banning te novel Huck Finn from school reading lists
My essay deals with banning the novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from high school reading lists, and why this behavior is inappropriate. Specifically, it addresses the following question:
Columnist James J. Kilpatrick wrote that Huck Finn is "a fun book for white boys to readÖ For black children, I have come to realize, it is a brutal slap in the face." He condemns the book because
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quo doesnít change. Maybe itís about time that we remove the blindfold from our nationís youth and stop trying to be politically correct. Maybe itís about time that kids are exposed to the true horror of racism and prejudice so to detour them from repeating fatal mistakes. High school students are neither naïve nor stupid; they can handle the contents of this novel, and hopefully, learn from Twainís messages.