The Adventure Of Huckleberry Finn Essay

1336 Words Sep 9th, 2015 6 Pages
The adventure of Huckleberry Finn takes place primarily on a raft on the Mississippi River, and town 's they stop at along the shore. Huck describes a day on the raft as, "we run between seven and eight hours, with a current that was making over four mile an hour. We catched fish, and talked, and we took a swim now and then to keep off sleepiness. It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big still river, laying on our backs looking up at the stars, and we didn 't ever feel like talking loud, and it warn 't often that we laughed, only a kind of a low chuckle. We had mighty good weather, as a general thing, and nothing ever happened to us at all, that night, nor the next, nor the next."(61) This setting is very important because it is the force that is pushing them further down the river to more problems. This quote is from the beginning of the book and shows a day as very calm and easygoing. Later in Huck 's adventures the days become more harsh and stormy as they go further south along the river. The best passage to show the point of view is the first paragraph. “You don 't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ but that ain 't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, Mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth. That is nothing. I never seen anybody but lied, one time or another, without it was Aunt Polly, or the widow, or maybe Mary. Aunt Polly - Tom’s Aunt…

Related Documents