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Mark Twain's book Huckleberry Finn is an enjoyable book to read. Mark Twain is an excellent writer, and makes the book humorous, and attention catching, at the same time, it is teaching about important issues or slavery and educating on unhappy family situations. Huckleberry Finn is a classic.

One of the first ways in which it is a classic is how it addresses issues of society. It shows the differences between classes, between the blacks and the whites. It shows Jim's struggle for freedom, and the little white boy who doesn't know anything better than to help him. While all of the white culture is looking down on blacks, one white person, not knowing the seriousness of what he is doing, is willing to help Jim gain his freedom.

Another way that this book is obviously a classic is how the people in it and their troubles are open to the readers. Huck himself seems to have his share of problems. In the beginning of this book, he is living with two older ladies, he doesn't enjoy that, and the reader becomes well aware of that. One of the other problems that he has is with his father. His father is just using him for the money that he has and beats him regularly, and

then kidnaps him, just for spite, not because he loves him, and one of the other problems

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that he has is trying to free Jim and to do what he feels is right. Jim has his own share of problems, and they are also open to the reader, because that is what the book is mostly about, freeing Jim and all the situations that take place during that. In this book, most of the characters' problems are open to the reader, because without them, the book would have very little twists and turns of plot.

A way that this book shows that it is a classic is that the work is original. This is very true. Mark Twain has his own writing style. It is unlike any other. Twain is a good storyteller, and appears to enjoy that. His storytelling style is different from others in that he attacks difficult issues through his stories. He writes about slavery and freedom from a neutral vantage point. Most of the other writers of his day and age wouldn't dare to discuss touchy topics like that, yet Twain chose to do that, and he did it well. It isn't a wonder that the book was banned. It would have been banned because when there is a topic like that, some people think that if they ignore it, it will go away, and not become an issue. Mark Twain was brave by writing about it.

This book shows a wide range of knowledge, which is also a requirement for a classic. In order for Mark Twain to write this, he need to be able to see life from all viewpoints. He did this well. He showed life from black and white, Jim as opposed to Huck. He showed life from old and young,

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