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per 5 pros_cons huck finn - Deals with racismstill a...

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OUT Uncomfortable We live in a post-racist society Not current issue/events Uses demeaning stereotypes Offensive to many people Dialect is too hard to read It’s tough enough to get kids to read… IN Classic literature—need it to understand modern literature Some kids do easily see the point—not meant to be racist
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Unformatted text preview: Deals with racismstill a current event Also covers bigger themesmorality, friendship, truth vs. lies, etc. Important part of American history People should be familiar with Twain and the books historical and literary influence/significance road/discovery stories are archetypal...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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