the emperor is going to continue to wear no clothes, the Big Bash and the CPL. she has used abusive language and in every single message she has demanded money,nigger?so that substitution just mucks up the prose its meaningits voiceits verisimilitude) The remedy is to refuse to teach this novel in high school and to wait until college or even graduate school where it can be put in proper context Huckleberry Finn is not an appropriate introduction to serious literatureand anyone who cannot see that has never tried putting an audio version of it on during a long car trip while an African-American teenager sits beside her and slowlyslowly slips on his noise-cancelling earphones in order to listen to hip-hop The derogatory word is part of the problembut not the entirety of it hip-hop music uses the same word Of coursethe speakers are different in each caseand the worlds they are speaking of and from are very distant from one another The listener can tell the difference in a second The listener knows which voice is speaking to him and which is not getting remotely close Huckleberry Finn is suited to a college course in which Twains obsession with the 19th century theatre of American hucksterism the wastrel Westthe rapscallion Souththe economic strays and escapees of a harsh new country can be discussed in the context of Jims particular story (and Hucks) An African-American 10th graderin someones near-sighted attempt to get him newly appreciative of novelsdoes not benefit by being taken back right then to a time when a young white boy slowly realisessort ofthe humanity of a black manrealises that that black man is more than chattel even if that black man is also full of illogic and stereotypical superstitions Huck Finn refers to himself as an idiot and still finds Jim more foolish than himself Although Twain has compassion for the affectionate Jimhe has an interest in burlesque; although he is sensitive to Jims heartbreaking losseshe is always looking for comedy and repeatedly holds Jim up as a figure of howling funridicule that is specific to his condition as a black man The young black American male of todaywhose dignity in our public schools is not always preserved or made a prioritydoes not need at the start of his literary life to be immersed in an even more racist era by reading a celebrated text that exuberantly expresses everything crazy and wicked about that time not if ones goal is to get that teenager to like books Hucks voice is a complicated amalgam of idioms and perspectives and is not for the inexperienced contemporary reader There are other books more appropriate for an introduction to serious reading (To Kill a Mockingbirdwith its social-class caricatures and racially nave narratoris not one of them) Sherman Alexies Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indianwhich vibrantly speaks to every teenagers predicamentis a welcoming book for boys There must certainly be others and their titles should be shared Teachers I meet everywhere are always askingHow can we get boys to read And the answer issimplybook by book One readers sensitivity always sets off someone elses defensiveness But what would be helpful are school administrators who will break with tradition and bring more flexibilityimagination and social purpose to high-school curriculums Collegewhere the students have more experience with racial attitudes and literaturecan do as it pleases Lorrie Moore is the authormost recentlyof the novel A Gate at the Stair For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Kalameshwar and Ramtek. As many as 92 candidates were in the fray for 11 Municipal Council President posts.

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