Posts Tagged ‘Twain’


Right now America is discussing Huckleberry Finn and what Mark Twain’s intentions were at the time he wrote it.  I love it.

An honest debate over this issue began on Facebook with some friends.  It then continued in the form of a discussion at a party.

In the midst of the debate, the group came to a realization that, of the six of us involved in this conversation, only Subway Dude had read Huck Finn within the last 20 years.  As a result, we all (with the exception of SD) resolved to read the novel and get together in a month to take up this issue again.

We can only hope that Americans throughout the country are having similar discussions, and that this debate will encourage my fellow citizens to pick up the book again. Continue reading