Essay on Mark Twain 's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

2277 Words Dec 5th, 2016 10 Pages
One of the most known historic writers in American history is, 19th century author, Mark Twain. Born as Samuel Clemens, Mark Twain was friends with critics, presidents, and artist from all around the world. His humorist personality and love for mischief seeped throughout his writing. Most known for his young adult novels including, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, his boyish nature made Americans all around the nation fall in love. Mark Twain used his writing as a bridge between what society saw and what was really going on, although many adored him, there was a considerable amount of controversy within his writing. In his early childhood he lived in the vicinity of the Mississippi River, where slavery at the time was the social norm. His experiences living in the south deeply impacted his writing; his views on slavery are conveyed in most of his work. He showed his opposition to the abuse of slaves along with his views on human ideals through the candor of the time period. Mark Twain 's history can be best recognized by exploring his background, his style of writing, and his historical impact.

Mark Twain had an interesting childhood that not only formed his adventurous personality, but also his love for writing. Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born into a family of six by his father and mother John Marshall and Jane Clemens. Originally born in Missouri, Samuel Clemens moved to Hannibal four years after his birth. There, they lived in…

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