Going to School, Then and Now: Education in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee are both written in the voices of children. While each book gives and unabashed commentary of the social mores of the time and place where it is set, students can also learn about attitudes toward education during these periods. Examining primary documents will also show was schools of the times offered their students.Background
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain...