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Unformatted text preview: Matthew Miller English 220 Oct 15, 2007 Journal Ent ry 8: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a book that is out of its time. From the language used to the way the story is written, this book does not fit well with the world that we live in today and it is because of this that it remains one of the top five most banned fiction books in the America. For all its faults though, Mark Twain’s story is still recognized today as a Great American Novel. Twain’s novel was written in 1884 but based more in pre-civil war America some time in the mid 1800’s. The story is about a boy, named Huckleberry Finn, and an escaped slaved, named Jim and the adventures they have floating down the Mississippi river. Throughout the story, there are many themes used by twain to convey certain feelings that he had about American culture at the time. One of the major feelings that Mark Twain had at the time was a strong dislike for slavery. This theme of anti slavery is constant throughout much of the book. constant throughout much of the book....
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