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Is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn hard to read?
Despite the fact that it is the most taught novel and most taught work of American literature in American schools from junior high to graduate school, Huckleberry Finn remains a hard book to read and a hard book to teach. The difficulty is caused by two distinct but related problems.
Why was Huckleberry Finn Cancelled?
Huckleberry Finn banned immediately after publication
Immediately after publication, the book was banned on the recommendation of public commissioners in Concord, Massachusetts, who described it as racist, coarse, trashy, inelegant, irreligious, obsolete, inaccurate, and mindless.
Can adults read Huckleberry Finn?
The style of the book is simplistic enough for Young Adults to enjoy and understand.