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Why does Mark Twain portray Huck as someone who dislikes books?
Mark Twain was using Huck's dislike of books as a way to degrade the pursuit of knowledge for knowledge's sake.
Mark Twain was jealous of other writers more successful than him, especially writers in the Romanticism genre.
Mark Twain was so disdainful of religion that he made Huck intensely dislike the Bible, which is the main book discussed in the novel.
Mark Twain was using Huck to point out that book learning can be misleading when the books teach outdated and corrupt ideals.
Mark Twain was using Huck to resolve a childhood desire for revenge against past school teachers who were cruel to him.