Jim's character in Huck Finn

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In the modern world, everyone is viewed equally. All men and women are given the same rights and privileges, as they should be. These beliefs, however, have not always been active. Mark Twain, in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, used “nigger” to describe African-American slaves, and used situations to show the property-like traits these slaves had. This may be considered extremely lewd and unreasonable now, but in 1885, when this book was written, it was the …

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…learn how to read and write, or any other privileges that so many of us now take for granted. Jim should not be a reason to ban this book from schools, or any other truth-filled book like it. Jim should be considered a reason to learn more about our beginnings. People should read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and come out more educated about how drastically situations and thought processes have changed since the 1800’s.