The "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Combatting Racist Attitudes:

This 10 page paper is an in-depth discussion of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and how racist attitudes are actually combatted in this story. This book has been the center of controversy for many years because many think it harbors racist sentiments but this paper attempts to prove just the opposite. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Racism in Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn

This 3 page paper considers two quotes from Huckleberry Finn, considers why and how they are racists, and how it demonstrates a racist attitude in the book. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Huckleberry Finn: Reinforces Or Combats Racist Attitudes?

5 pages in length. The sweet, innocent words of adolescence would never incite any reaction other than the outward appreciation of youth's innocence. Or would they? Mark Twain's 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' has been classified as being not only unfit for children but also notoriously racist. Whether or not this is true is solely dependent upon one's personal point of view. While it can be argued that the author was genuinely and accurately portraying the time period this book represents, there are those who contend that this is nothing more than a thin veil of racism. That Twain even somewhat attempts to establish a sense of sympathy for the accused black man demonstrates the author's intent to combat racism amidst the overwhelming sentiment of white privilege. The writer discusses racism as it relates to 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.' Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Racism in Huckleberry Finn:

This 6 page paper asserts that Huckleberry Finn was indeed a racist story and that Mark Twain propegated racist sentiments. This paper cites many examples as evidence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Controversial Literature: Huck Finn

5 pages in length. Controversial may well be the first word used to describe Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn long before any summary is offered. Peppered with the words "racist" and "sympathizer," any synopsis of this book would be remiss without also mentioning the legacy of debate Twain - perhaps purposely - left behind. To look at either the character or story of Huck Finn as anything but a social mirror is to read more into Twain's meaning, however, public construal continues to be divided as to the author's true intent. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Huckleberry Finn: Character Analysis

5 pages in length. The character of Huckleberry Finn, in Mark Twain's classic 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,' effectively incorporates the innocence of a child with the wisdom of tolerance. Indeed, Huckleberry Finn was immune to the racial bigotry of his surrounding community, successfully capable of overlooking a person's skin color or lack of education as a means by which to judge. The writer discusses how this particular aspect of the boy's character clearly addresses the racial open-mindedness that did was nowhere to be found in Finn's society. No additional sources cited.

Racism, "Huck Finn," and "Pudd'nhead Wilson"

A 20 page paper looking at the historical identity of American blacks between 1850-1900 as related to the racial theories of the time, and in the context of Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson." The paper points out that Twain was a white man who wrote of racism, but he was not a racist author. Rather, Twain recognized that blacks of the late nineteenth century faced challenges just as great as those they faced under slavery: denigration at the hands of white society, and their own lack of self-esteem. Bibliography lists nine sources.

'Huckleberry Finn' - the Forms of Dialect

A 6 page paper which presents the types of dialect found in Mark Twain's 'Huckleberry Finn.' Bibliography lists 1 additional sources.

Huckleberry Finn as a Poet

A 3 page paper which examines how Huckleberry Finn could be seen as a poet. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Twain’s Huckleberry Finn

A 5 page paper which analyzes the content and message of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Huckleberry Finn: Character Summary and Chapter-by-Chapter Overview

This 10 page paper provides a summary of the characters and a chapter-by-chapter overview of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn.

Jim and Huck in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

A 7 page paper which examines the relationship between Jim and Huck in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Bibliography lists 5 sources.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

A 3 page paper which examines elements from Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." No additional sources cited.

Religion and Hypocrisy in Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn”

A 10 page paper which examines the theme of hypocrisy through religion in Mark Twain’s “the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” No additional sources cited.

Huckleberry Finn and Do-Gooders

A 3 page paper which examines the satirizing of do-gooders in Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” No additional sources cited.