Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Style Analysis Essay
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Plot:“Pretty soon he… it was Miss Watson’s Jim! I bet I was glad to see him. I says: ‘Hello, Jim!’ and skipped out.” (Twain 40)
“Who do you reckon ‘t is?” “I hain’t no idea. Who is it?” “It’s Tom Sawyer!” (Twain 203)
Point of View: “It didn’t take me long to make up my mind that these liars warn’t no kings nor dukes, at all, but just low-down humbugs and frauds.” (Twain 115)
“Well, I couldn’t see no advantage in going where she was going, so I made up my mind I wouldn’t try for it.
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Figurative Language: “I never see such an old ostrich for wanting to gobble everything– and I a trusting you all the time, like you was my own father.” (Twain 189)
“BOOM!” I see the white smoke squirt out of the ferry-boat’s side.” (Twain 36)
Allusion:“ONe was “Pilgrim’s Progress,” about a man that left his family it didn’t say why.
” (Twain 93)
“Why, hain’t you ever read any books at all?” – Baron Trenck, nor Casanova, nor Benvenuto Chel -getting a prisoner loose in such an old- maidy way as that? No;” (Twain 216)
Imagery:“There was a clock in the middle of the mantel-piece, with a picture of a town painted on the bottom half of the glass front, and a round place in the middle of it for the sun, and you could see the pendulum swing behind it. It was beautiful to hear that clock tick.” (Twain 93)
“…and a streak of butter come a trickling down my forehead, and Aunt Sally she see it, and turns white as a sheet.” (Twain 245)
In Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry FInn finding the truth yourself is wiser than believing what others tell you.
In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain he portrays how differences bring people closer together and make peace.