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A collection of essays written by Jordan Baker about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 

Mark Twain was a very realistic author who liked to capture the true events of life in the South and the events that he saw throughout his lifetime. At his peak, he was probably the most popular American celebrity of his time. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, to...Read to find out more about the Biography of Mark Twain.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  begins when Huck and Jim escape from Miss Watson for a life of freedom and adventure. They build a raft and float down the river and along the way they run into...Find out more about their adventure at Novel Summary.

Mark Twain has a unique style of writing in his novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is known for writing very realistically and his characters are always believable. It is written in the first person point of view with Huck narrating. Twain doesn't use much figurative language because...Read more about Twain's style at Twain's Style

Throughout The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, very distinct and specific themes emerge. One theme in particular is that of the friendship that develops between Huck and Jim. During that specific time period it was not common for whites to be friends with blacks, but Huck saw past that issue and realized that Jim was...Read to find out more about Twain's themes at Thematic Analysis.

 

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