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Censors of "Huck Finn" fail to appreciate Twain's intentions

29 July 1984


In this Point of View from the Oregonian, Jeanne Benfer Baker talks about what censors miss when they read Mark Twains’ Huck Finn. The article is an in-depth analysis of the themes that take place over the course of the book. Baker talks about how the book is a social commentary of the times and that much can be learned in the present day from the characters.


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