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read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn kindle ç Paperback ´ eyltransferservices ☆ [Epub] ➚ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ➟ Mark Twain – A nineteenth century boy from a Mississippi River town recounts his adventures as he travels down theTwo scoundrels pretending to be royalty and Tom Sawyer's aunt who mistakes him for To That is just the way with some people They get down on a thing when they don’t know nothing about itWhat makes a classic? A uestion I have had to ask myself repeatedly over the last few days after students in Grade 8 received the task to come to the library and check out a classic to read There was a list with the usual suggestions but students ventured out and started to explore shelves and then came to me with a wide range of books repeating the uestionIs this a classic?Why did I turn down the diary of a wimpy kid they wanted to know and accept Huckleberry Finn even though it was so much harder to understand and also they had heard it was racist?All good uestions and I was careful not to give a too categorical answer The last thing I wanted was for them to make the connotation that a classic is a boring must while a good book is what the teachers and librarians would refuseDifficultI found myself talking about the Count of Monte Cristo and Voldemort about Tom Sawyer and Oliver Twist in comparison to Harry Potter and I made a case for trying to get through parts of Huckleberry Finn even though the language is challenging mainly because it contains exactly the message that people become unfair when they don't know nothing about itI found myself talking about discovering other times other societies other ideas of justice and hierarchy and I talked about living in the mind of someone other than oneself Imagine Huckleberry on that raft on the Mississippi I said Imagine him being in a conflict between the values he was taught and the humanity he discovered together with his fellow human who happened to be a black man in distress Which concept of life would be stronger?Imagine a situation in which you would have to make a choice between what you are taught and what you perceive?That's interesting a student saidAnother one repliedYeah but it really is racist tooAnd I thoughtThat makes a classic A book that can still inspire discussions in a school library some 135 years after its initial publicationSo dear Harry I hope that in the year 2133 some librarian will tell students that you are a classic hero still worthy of their attention even though your worldview may seem a bit dated and out of touch with their perception of reality And just imagine all the Voldemorts we will have had to fight to make sure there are still school libraries and reading kids by thenTo Huck and Harry

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Travels down the river with a runaway slave encountering a family involved in a feud I about made up my mind to pray; and see if I couldn't try to uit being the kind of boy I was and be better So I kneeled down But the words wouldn't come Why wouldn't they? It warn't no use to try and hide it from Him Nor from me neither I knowed very well why they wouldn't come It was because my heart wasn't right; it was because I warn't suare; it was because I was playing double I was letting on to give up sin but away inside of me I was holding on to the biggest one of all I was trying to make my mouth say I would do the right thing and the clean thing and go and write to Jim's owner and tell where he was; but deep down in me I knowed it was a lie and He knowed it You can't pray a lie I found that outIt was a close place I took it up and held it in my hand I was a trembling because I'd got to decide forever betwixt two things and I knowed it I studied a minute sort of holding my breath and then says to myself 'All right then I'll go to Hell' and tore it up

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The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnA nineteenth century boy from a Mississippi River town recounts his adventures as he Hemingway said American fiction begins and ends with Huck Finn and he's right Twain's most famous novel is a tour de force He delves into issues such as racism friendship war religion and freedom with an uncanny combination of lightheartedness and gravitas There are several moments in the book that are hilarious but when I finished the book I knew I had read something profound This is a book that everyone should read