The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should not be taught to 11th grade Language Arts because of the heavy use of vulgar language and the blatant racism

The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn should not be taught to 11th grade Language Arts because of the heavy use of vulgar language and the blatant racism.
When you read the story you constantly see the N-Word being thrown around as a way to refer to slaves. That is not okay to have in a classroom. It can have a very bad effect on students and make them think its okay to start saying the things this story says. It is also probably hard for any african american readers to read this story as it is being racist. Some examples of this is ¨Niggers would come miles to hear Jim tell about it, and he was more looked up to than any nigger in that country.¨ (Twain 6). Students should not be reading that because they can get the thought of that language being acceptable. This relates to my story because it shows how they think of slaves. They don´t care for them and they treat them however they want.
The story was written when referring to slaves as a ¨nigger¨ wasn´t a big deal and it was a common thing, people wouldn’t think twice about it. With that being said, just because that’s how it was back then in american history doesn’t make it right to teach this story in school. It will give young teens in our generation that saying things like that is okay.

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