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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Twain and Books

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Why does Mark Twain portray Huck as someone who dislikes books?

A

Mark Twain was using Huck's dislike of books as a way to degrade the pursuit of knowledge for knowledge's sake.

B

Mark Twain was jealous of other writers more successful than him, especially writers in the Romanticism genre.

C

Mark Twain was so disdainful of religion that he made Huck intensely dislike the Bible, which is the main book discussed in the novel.

D

Mark Twain was using Huck to point out that book learning can be misleading when the books teach outdated and corrupt ideals.

E

Mark Twain was using Huck to resolve a childhood desire for revenge against past school teachers who were cruel to him.