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Moore for Less



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Novelist Lorrie Moore took to the sophisticated redoubts of the New York Times on Sunday to announce that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn isn’t fit for reading in high-school classes and possibly not even in undergraduate courses. She suggests that only graduate students, who apparently possess a rarefied form of wisdom, can put the book in its “proper context.” Adam Schwartzman of Dartmouth College offers a different perspective.



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