Thirty thousand copies of the book had been printed before the obscenity was discovered. To divert suspicions from the public away from Jim, they pose him as recaptured slave runaway, but later paint him up entirely blue and call him the "Sick Arab" so that he can move about the raft without bindings.
Huck becomes remorseful and apologizes to Jim, though his conscience troubles him about humbling himself to a black man.
Jim is revealed to be a free man: When Huck escapes, he then immediately encounters Jim "illegally" doing the same thing. Searching it, they stumble upon two thieves discussing murdering a third, but they flee before being noticed. However, Hearn continues by explaining that "the reticent Howells found nothing in the proofs of Huckleberry Finn so offensive that it needed to be struck out".
The library and the other members of the committee entertain similar views, characterizing it as rough, coarse, and inelegant, dealing with a series of experiences not elevating, the whole book being more suited to the slums than to intelligent, respectable people.
A edition of the book, published by NewSouth Booksreplaced the word "nigger" with "slave" although being incorrectly addressed to a freed man and did not use the term "Injun. On one occasion, the swindlers advertise a three-night engagement of a play called "The Royal Nonesuch".
One member of the committee says that, while he does not wish to call it immoral, he thinks it contains but little humor, and that of a very coarse type. After a while, Huck and Jim come across a grounded steamship. Many Twain scholars have argued that the book, by humanizing Jim and exposing the fallacies of the racist assumptions of slavery, is an attack on racism.
They are later separated in a fog, making Jim intensely anxious, and when they reunite, Huck tricks Jim into thinking he dreamed the entire incident. He regards it as the veriest trash. He prevents Huck from viewing the corpse.
Major themes[ edit ] Adventures of Huckleberry Finn explores themes of race and identity. The older one, about seventy, then trumps this outrageous claim by alleging that he himself is the Lost Dauphinthe son of Louis XVI and rightful King of France.
Huck explains how he is placed under the guardianship of the Widow Douglas, who, together with her stringent sister, Miss Watson, are attempting to "sivilize" him and teach him religion.
On the afternoon of the first performance, a drunk called Boggs is shot dead by a gentleman named Colonel Sherburn; a lynch mob forms to retaliate against Sherburn; and Sherburn, surrounded at his home, disperses the mob by making a defiant speech describing how true lynching should be done.
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