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Copy of Intro to Huck Finn

This is a very simple introduction to Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
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Matt Gillispie

on 17 April 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Intro to Huck Finn

Let's start with a little intro about our author Mark Twain Born Samuel L. Clemens in 1835. Printer, editorial assistant, news reporter Authored Huck Finn in 1885 Moving on to our main characters Let's meet just four for now. Huckleberry Main character, uses wits,
son of a drunk, only 13,
narrator Jim Miss Watson's slave, superstitious, runaway, Huck's companion Widow Douglas and Miss Watson Sisters, adopt Huck Miss Watson is strict about religion and manners Themes
(to watch for and take note of) 3. Racism Realism
Novel sought to
depict life how it actually was 1. EDUCATION Huck's growth both morally
and intellectually 2. Childhood Image from pcastl.org Feel ready? The novel is commonly banned
primarily due to its vulgarity. Huck Finn is a sequel to
Tom Sawyer, a novel about
Twain's childhood. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
By: Mark Twain Setting: along the mississippi river Time: somewhere between
1835 and 1845

keep in mind: emancipation proclamation:
1863

To Kill a Mockingbird: set in the 1930s

segregation began to end in the 1950s o Online recording:
http://bit.ly/8OEUOw
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