Historical Context of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" By: MarissaCeballos

When was "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" published ?

The Adventures of Huckleberry Fun were first published in December 10, 1884 by Mark Twain.

What were some of the most notable events, people, political views during this time?

Mark Twain was still financially troublesome and a course of years later he wife and two daughters had passed away. Twain's book is very controversial when it would come to slavery and critical take of the South. Many people have thought the book to be racist but instead Twain was antislavery and showing shaming to the South of them agreeing to slavery.

How did Twain’s stories comment on society, the government, and the world?

Twain's stories comment on society by showing how slavery was no way to success and people treating African Americans in such way was wrong. When people saw what Twain was doing it inspired other people to stop slavery and to open minded like his self.





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