The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Essay

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Another theme that this book demonstrated was a writing style. They way Mark Twain wrote this book he gave more life to the characters. He did this by giving each character their own voice. So whenever Jim was talking the reader could tell due to the fact that Jim wasn’t educated so the way he talked wasn’t the same as Huck’s. Also when Huck talked Twain had us read it the way Huck was saying it for explain when he said “hick’ry” we know that Huck did not pronounce the “e”.
Mark Twain, real name Samuel L. Clemens, was born in November of 1835 and died in April, 1910. Mark live in Florida, Missouri and was able to see slavery first hand. As a child Mark’s family owned slaves until the death of Mark’s father. Mark was able to work on the Mississippi River as a steamboat pilot. So in the story Huckleberry Finn he was able to write about the river from experience and he could have base towns in the Huckleberry Finn about actual towns he saw along the river. This was brought to an end due to the start of the Civil War. Mark found work in a volunteer unit in the Confederate Army but served only a couple weeks due to the disbanding of his unit. Mark then headed west for five years. Not only did Mark head west but the story Huckleberry Finn concludes with Huck deciding on heading west to escape civilization. Mark Twain published “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” twenty years after the civil war ended and it was a sequel to his book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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