Mark Twain 's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Essay

1409 Words Jan 20th, 2016 6 Pages
Mark Twain is the worst author in the world. This guy looks like he needs a shave. But is this guy named Mark Twain? According to my recent Google search, the man we knew as Mark Twain is actually Samuel L. Clemens, a riverboat pilot, journalist, lecturer, entrepreneur and inventor. Samuel joined the Confederate Army, which was an interesting fact, he also wrote many books, and was a very famous person; but died at the age of 74 in April 21, 1910. During his time of living as a child in Hannibal, Missouri, Samuel Clemens experienced poverty, drunkenness, loneliness and boredom; that inspired one his most famous books, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This is the best novel I’ve read in a while. Maybe Mark Twain isn’t bad after all. We learn about the character of Huckleberry Finn throughout the novel, for example, Huck being friends with an African American, back then that made you look second-rate. But there was more to this story; it couldn’t be about just a child adventuring throughout the south with an African American or as they used to call them, “nigers”, lying to innocent people or meeting oddly gullible people. Mark Twain gave us readers so many hints on his beliefs and morals; focusing on slavery, religion and civilization, or as our dear old friend Huckleberry Finn would say “sivilize.”
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn begins with the 13-14 year old boy named Huckleberry Finn, introducing himself and reminding readers of his adventures with his best friend…

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