Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

Thursday, April 12th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Twain’s last novel, published in 1984, addresses personal identity and slavery. The book's plot is  driven by a crime- two children, slave and white, switched as infants. This controversial novel has been banned and challenged in numerous school systems and libraries.  

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What are your thoughts about this book? 

Why do you think it was challenged or banned?

1 comment:

  1. Use of the N word is usually why it was banned. People forget the language of the times. We don't consider it acceptable today. This is a good story.