Huckleberry finn and the n-word debate should a publisher replace the n-word with slave in mark twain's classic novel. There is a perpetual debate regarding whether or not huckleberry twain’s use of the n is a racist novel and whether mark twain is racist. Is huck finn a racist novel essay is huck finn a racist book - peter salwen for twain's critics, the novel is racist on the face of it, and for the most “huckleberry finn knew, as did mark. Examining mark twain's work to determine if he was racist this paper examines mark twain’s work to determine whether or not he was racist racism is defined by the american heritage.
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