Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn
In 1884, Mark Twain wrote one of the most controversial and remembered novels in the world of literature, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain was the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He was born in Florida, Missouri, Nov. 30, 1835. Due to the limited wealth of his family Twain often had to find inexpensive forms of entertainment growing up. He later wrote a book he called Huckleberry Finn which reflected his childhood
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Jim decided he would try to buy his wife and child out of slavery. He wanted to give them a chance to live a life of freedom. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain gave freedom to Huck and Jim and showed readers that all humans, no matter what race, share the same feelings and should be treated equally.
Clemens, Samuel L. The Adventures of Hucklberry Finn. New York City: Harper
and Brothers, 1948.