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    all history the Mississippi River has been such a critical part of the United States of America. To emphasize the importance of the Mississippi River, here are some facts to show how much of an effect on the great nation of America. Notably, in Kieran Walsh’s book, The Mississippi, she states that the Mississippi has several tributaries including the Missouri, Arkansas, and Ohio rivers (Walsh 5). All of these, help make the Mississippi River what it is now. Without these tributaries the Mississippi River would not have been large enough to have kind of affect that it did. Additionally, a thing that makes the Mississippi River so important is that it is 2,348 miles long not including the tributaries making it…

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    The Mississippi River is a significant, if not, the most significant symbol in Huckleberry Finn. It represents a multitude of things, from adventures and new beginnings to problems and the struggles that we face in life. Everyone has a place that they feel is symbolic, whether it holds a good memory or a significant life event. Huck and Jim see freedom and possibility in the river. However, they also face the problems of a drifting life. They see reality, and they get to experience what really…

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    Mark Twain uses a very important symbol that the whole story revolves around. That is the Mississippi River. All the adventures and Huck Finn’s growing up happened because of the Mississippi River. Without the Mississippi River, Huck would not be the person that he developed into at the end of this story. If the river was never there Huck would not be close friends with Jim. “Well, I warn't long making him understand I warn't dead. I was ever so glad to see Jim. I warn't lonesome…

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    Mark Twain’s novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn heavily features the mighty Mississippi River. It is the story of a young boy named Huck Finn and the adventures he experienced growing up in Mississippi. The river is central to the unfolding plot and it is also the setting of much of the action throughout the novel. However, there is no doubt the the Mississippi represents much more than just a way to get from place to place for Huck or any of the other characters he and Jim meet along the…

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    Andres Flores Professor Kazel Morgan Engl. 2328.002 33762 Oct. 13, 2017 X pages Huckleberry Finn The Mighty and Mysterious Mississippi The mighty Mississippi River in the 1800’s was the life’s blood of the nation. As a fast growing agricultural and industrial nation; trade moved from North to South and back again. Along its banks, cities, towns, and villages sprang up. Our story begins on the banks of the Mississippi in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. The Mississippi…

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    In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the main character Huck along with his friend Jim travel down the Mississippi River to escape captivity an become free. During their journey Huck experiences several encounters with hypocrites as he attempts to free his friend Jim. In the novel Huck is a 13 year old boy from a town along the Mississippi River in the town of Hannibal, Missouri. During Huck’s and Jim’s trip down the Mississippi River, they had used several boats, and rafts so…

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    The River Journey In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the setting has a large influence Huckleberry Finn. The story takes place before the American Civil War, in about 1835-1845, and is about a kid, Huckleberry Finn who lives with his abusive father and a slave, Jim, who runs away from his owner. Twain uses the Mississippi River as one of the novel's most important symbolic figures to the stories plot. Both protagonists: Huckleberry Finn and Jim, start their journey…

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    The Mississippi River is an important river system that allows the transport of goods into the United States. One of the main problems of the Mississippi River is that it is a meandering river, meaning that its river course is constantly bending, allowing it to change course at several instances throughout time. The rates of meandering can be seen using the Google Earth-based GIS program by overlaying old maps of the Mississippi River onto the current map seen on Google Earth. These meandering…

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    We 're also shown how farming and timber practices had caused topsoil to be swept down the river and into the Gulf of Mexico leading to catastrophic floods and impoverishing farmers. I especially love the buildup, using the imagery of small trickles of water that became creeks and brooks that became tributary to other rivers that became the Mississippi. In cinematic fashion the filmmakers are painting a picture for us in which they depict all of the rivers that run into the Mississippi to look…

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    Contemporary writer, John M. Barry conveys through his writing that he has an immense fascination with the complex mechanics of the Mississippi River. Through his clever use of figurative language and eloquent diction, as well as his use of syntax, he communicates this. Throughout the passage Barry’s fascination is conveyed through his use of figurative language to describe and bring life to the river. His sophisticated diction creates a basis of reliability, quoting scientists and uses…

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