“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a novel by American author Mark Twain, first published in 1884. The novel is considered a masterpiece of American literature and is widely read in schools and universities around the world.
The novel follows the adventures of the young protagonist Huckleberry Finn, who runs away from his abusive father and embarks on a journey down the Mississippi River with his friend Jim, a runaway slave. The novel is set in the pre-Civil War South and deals with themes of race, identity, and morality.
Throughout their journey, Huck and Jim encounter various obstacles and adventures, including con men, violent feuds, and dangerous river currents. Along the way, Huck begins to question the racist attitudes and beliefs of the society he grew up in and develops a deep bond with Jim, despite the fact that he has been taught to believe that slaves are inferior.
“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is known for its realistic portrayal of life on the Mississippi River, its use of colloquial language and dialects, and its commentary on the social and moral issues of its time. The novel has been praised for its humor, wit, and insight into human nature, as well as criticized for its use of racial slurs and stereotypes.