I read somewhere that Mark Twain wrote under a skylight so that god could keep his eye on him and help him write beautifully. Maybe god does help writers write. 24 more words
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The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is throwing a twist into the traditional March Madness bracket.
Beginning March 1, all CALS branches will be bracketing locations for Heroes and Villains: Character Face-Off, a bracket competition to determine CALS patrons’ favorite literary character. 76 more words
I´m glad we have to read Huckleberry Finn this semester, just because of this.
I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead. The stars were shining, and the leaves rustled in the woods ever so mournful; and I heard an owl, away off, who-whooing about somebody that was dead, and a whippowill and a dog crying about somebody that was going to die;
– Mark Twain
Middle school must have been a good source of literary influence for me, because my next influence comes from a book I read in middle school as well. 297 more words
Classic and Contemporary Pairing, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Ellen Forney
Alexie, S. (2007). The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. (E. Forney, Illustrator). New York, N. Y.: Little Brown and Company.
Summary : In Sherman Alexi’s book, … 1,131 more words
Bon Appétempt: A Coming of Age Story (with Recipes!) by Amelia Morris (641.5092 Morris). Amelia Morris tried to make a beautiful and precariously elaborate chocolate cake for a Christmas brunch she was hosting one year, and the final result had to be served in a large bowl. 708 more words
Feb 18, 1885:
Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Oppenheimer
Twain (the pen name of Samuel Clemens) first introduced Huck Finn as the best friend of Tom Sawyer, hero of his tremendously successful novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). 1,888 more words