Pudd'nhead Wilson

How does twain portrays the social injustice in the story?

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Twain portrays the social injustice of slavery in many different ways. First, we have the description of our setting; the whitewashed homes and clear waters. The perfect place, and yet, a place that is dirtied by slavery and the abuses heaped upon those who wouldn't see the town or the majestic beauty of the river because of their situations.

Twain also give us a glimpse of the way in which the abuse of slaves was the cause of loss to their owners. Mistreatment and lack of "needs," caused the slaves to steal..... thus, the masters would lose property in one way or another..... they'd abuse their property, thus, causing it to lose value, or they'd lose it to theft.

Twain's speech, considered racist, was actually purposed to be an eye-opener for the reader. He desired to educate the populace, and in turn, better the lives of those who were suffering.

Source(s): Pudd'nhead Wilson