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This Generation of Full Grown Babies

I read Huck Finn when I was pretty young, maybe in 5th or 6th grade at the earliest. I grew up in NYC, where “nigga” was used in a non-prejorative manner much like someone would use the term “dude” or “bro.” 482 more words


Stage Production Of Tom Sawyer Commissioned


 NEW YORK (AP)  A new stage adaptation of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” has been commissioned from an up-and-coming playwright not much older than Sawyer… 414 more words


Week of March 23rd

American Literature

Huck Finn Full Text


  • Vocabulary Test (1-40)
  • Introduce Huck Finn + Hand Out Novels
    • From Romanticism to Realism
    • Coming of Age
    • Friendship and Betrayal…
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It occurred to me a few years ago that even though I have visited hundreds of places all over California and lived in quite a few, I have not set foot in most of the parts of the state where I have been. 2,602 more words

Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer: Binary Opposition and Paradox

Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer: Binary Opposition and Paradox

Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is often criticized for what is perceived as an inconsistent or possibly evasive ending.  5,247 more words


A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.     — Groucho Marx… 495 more words


My Inner Mark Twain

“Domestic life is something a man can grow accustomed to. If he behaves himself, he may receive his daily sustenance and the occasional flurry of physical affection. 1,297 more words