Consequently, which book is better Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn?
Tom Sawyer is light entertainment written by a master humorist, but Huck Finn is sublime genius masquerading as light entertainment. Huck Finn . It’s just a better story, more of an adventure, and more mature.
Likewise, why Huck Finn is a bad book? More recently, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been criticized for its perceived use of racial stereotypes and its persistent use of the word “nigger.” While most agree that Twain intended the book as an attack on racism, others argue that Twain failed to rise above racial paradigms of the time.
Also question is, why should I read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?
In American high schools and colleges, Huck Finn is taught as an important, if controversial, book about race. For some, it is an inspiring story about how blacks and whites work together to find freedom. For others, its use of racial slurs and stereotypes make it unteachable, if not unreadable.
What age is Huckleberry Finn appropriate for?
He is 12 or 13 years old during the former and a year older (“thirteen or fourteen or along there”, Chapter 17) at the time of the latter. Huck also narrates Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective, two shorter sequels to the first two books.