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The Death of Adulthood in American Culture - NYTimes.com

We were invited to participate in their self-delusions and to see through them, to marvel at the mask of masculine competence even as we watched it slip or turn ugly. 111 more words

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Why, hain't you ever read a book at all?

Assignment: Write an assessment of An American Tragedy (Dreiser) from the point of view of Huck Finn. (Note: I think this would be fun to do with other books, written from the point of view of Huck or other characters. 1,318 more words


Mark Twain and Religious Oppression

Winston Hottman and Professor Bill Watson discuss Mark Twain’s views on religious oppression and where he gets Christianity wrong.


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Behind the Gospels: Source Criticism

Source and Form Criticism both attempt to get behind the text of the gospels in order to understand how the written Gospels were formed. As the name implies, Source Criticism seeks to identify the sources the Gospel writers used when they wrote their gospels. 691 more words


The Ending of Huckleberry Finn

Assignment: Two pages. Discuss the ending of Huckleberry Finn and its necessity. Update: I got my first “positive” feedback from this professor after writing this paper. 618 more words


Short and Sweet - Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. These are the most popular and forever famous classic works written by none other than Mark Twain. 196 more words


Book Review: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was written during an era when narrators were a character in their own right, leaving humorous comments, explanations, and interpreting morals. 138 more words

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