Black Boy Vs Huckleberry Finn

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During the 1800s and 1900s there were many injustices in America that lead to the conflicts between Whites and African- Americans. Which was mostly racial between the two cultures. Mark Twain was born as Samuel Langhorne Clemens on November 30, 1835, frontier village of Florida, Missouri”. His childhood was full of adventures, violence, and fascinated in romance. Meanwhile Richard Wright who was born on September 4, 1908 near Natchez, Mississippi. Wright’s childhood was also full of adventures that he experiences as a young child and the hardships he faced relating to racial injustices.After I read the Black Boy by Richard Wright and The Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, and evaluate both authors’ backgrounds, it is perceptible that Richard Wright’s…show more content…
My grandmother, who was white as any "white" person, had never looked "white" to me” (Wright 23). In other words, if his grandmother were white, he wonders if that would make him a part of the white community. Meanwhile, Twain who had to humble himself to a N***** as stated, “It was fifteen minutes before I could work myself up to go and humble myself to a nigger; but I done it, and I warn't ever sorry for it afterwards, neither. I didn't do him no more mean tricks, and I wouldn't done that one…show more content…
In particular, it was hard for Twain to apologize to black men, but Twain apologizes to them anyway and helps Jim become a free man as in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. “At the age of twelve, before I had had one year of formal schooling, I had a conception of life that no experience would ever erase, a predilection for what was real that no argument could ever gainsay, a sense of the world that was mine and mine alone, a notion as to what life meant that no education could ever alter, a conviction that the meaning of living came only when one was struggling to wring a meaning out of meaningless suffering”(The enduring importance of Richard Wright). According to the this article, in such a young age, Richard Wright had to learn that the reality of life being an African- American, they won’t get the education you deserve just like any other white people. While Twain was in the process of writing The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn, he didn’t face any racial problems. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is considered one of the greatest works in American literature. Though initially condemned in some

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