The Adventures And Maturing Of Huckleberry Finn



"My new clothes was all greased up and clayey, and I was dog-tired." Mark Twain uses these words to help create the character of Huckleberry Finn. Twain uses dialogue and dialects to show the reader the adventures of a young, rambunctious boy. Huck paints pictures for his readers with his southern dialect. The people and places Huck comes in contact with along the Mississippi are seen through his eyes. Twain's style shows the many relationships Huck forms along his journey.
In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain uses his unusual style to tell about the people and places that change a young boy as he travels down the Mississippi River with a runaway slave. The Adventures of ...

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slave, Jim, and make him believe witches were around. They also formed a gang whose only line of business was to rob and kill; of course the boys only pretended to rob and kill. While out one night, Huck discovers that Pap is back and Huck knows he's after his six thousand dollars. Huck hurries to give his money to Judge Thatcher then asks Jim to tell his future. Jim tells Huck to leave, but it's too late. A drunken Pap takes Huck to his shack, where Huck is locked up like a captive. Huck enjoys the lazy days there, but has to escape before he gets killed in one of Pap's drunken rages. One day, while Pap is gone, Huck devises a plan to make it look likes he's been murdered by robbers and escapes to Jackson's Island. On the island, he discovers Jim has also run away to avoid being sold down the river. The two start planning their adventure to freedom and discover a house floating down the river with a dead body in it. They steal all the supplies from the house for their journey. ...

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thrown at them. As they head south, they hear of the death of Mr. Wilks and decide to play his brothers from England. They scam the Wilks family out of their inheritance until the real Wilks brothers come. They escape, but don't get any money out of the scam. The King and the Duke choose to go back to their Shakespearean Revival and head to a new town, where they eventually get tarred and feathered. The Duke and King turn Jim in without Huck's knowledge and continue their scam. As Huck searches for his friend, he learns that Jim is at Tom Sawyer's Uncle Silas and Aunt Sally Phelps' house. Huck pretends to be Tom and when Tom comes, he pretends to be his brother, Sid. The two teens ...

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