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Cover of the book 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)' by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), 1884. The illustration is by E. M. Kimble.
Politically correct or censorship - what do you think of the reediting of 'Huckleberry Finn' to exclude the 'n' word, appearing over 200 times in Mark Twain's original text?
You can read the NBCConnecticut.com report on the debate.
Angieanything tweets: “Huck Finn should be left as it is. We don’t need it to reflect the 21st century. It wasn’t written for the 21st century.
While @NickKristof tweets: “If censoring Huck Finn will help get a great book back on h.s. reading lists, isn’t that worth it?"
Professor Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the decision to omit the N-word from newly revised copies of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."