Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date


Subject: LCSH

Slavery, Slavery in literature, Twain, Mark, 1835-1910--Characters--Huckleberry Finn


English Language and Literature


Prof. Sloane comments on how characters in Huckleberry Finn reflect the attitudes of white people in slave territory during the time of slavery in the United States.


This piece was contributed to a CD-ROM of teaching materials related to the Huckleberry Finn digitized manuscript released by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library in 2002. The manuscript can be accessed at

Publisher Citation

"Effects of Slavery on Non-Slaves.” Huck Finn: The Complete Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Manuscript—Teaching and Research Digital Edition. Buffalo, NY: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, 2002.



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