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What is a Star Wars story? Or: is Luke Skywalker actually Huck Finn?

Source: http://masqueradingaslife.blogspot.com/2011/02/huck-finn-editorial.html

What is a Star Wars story?

It’s a harder question than you’d think.

Take Star Trek as a contrast. Trek spells out its approach in its opening monologue: “Space, the final frontier. 253 more words

Pop Culture

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

One of the most memorable chapters from my childhood English textbooks was Tom Sawyer, fooling his friends to paint a fence. From then on, Tom Sawyer, his buddy… 779 more words


“When a prisoner of style escapes, it’s called an invasion.” Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

I was wearing:

Marks and Spencer velvet blazer and silver coated necklace… 27 more words


Huckleberry Finn gets his own story

Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published this date in 1885. He originally appeared in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in 1876.

The character of Huck Finn is based on Tom Blankenship, the real-life son of a sawmill laborer and some time drunkard named Woodson Blankenship, who lived in a “ramshackle” house near the Mississippi River behind the house where the author grew up in Hannibal, Missouri. 265 more words

This Day In History

Review: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in 1885 and written by the famous Mark Twain.

This novel is set in the south of the United States of America during the plantation era, roughly 1835-45. 673 more words


Tribute to Huckleberry Finn

I am orange

Color of adventure

Color of change

I am a line segment

Continually running my track

Back and forth with

No terminus

I am drawn to what is right… 143 more words