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“I was 19: 90’s Angst”

CHS held a Poetry Jam and Book Exchange last week, and so was I inspired to relate my experiences of teenage angst to the next generation.  193 more words

Creating

John Keene's 'Rivers,' A Speculative Huck Finn-Inspired Short Story

Huckleberry seized my hand, clasping it so tight he brought back in a quick flood of feelings those years with the Widow Watson, and whispered as if he wanted only me and not his friend to hear, “You take care of yourself, Jim, and keep out of all that trouble, please, cause this world is about ready to break wide open, and I sure don’t want to see you get swallowed up.”

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Longreads

Traveling Review: Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House & Museum is the place to tour the home where Samuel Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain wrote several of his books including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, respectively. 371 more words

Book review: "Mark Twain: A Life" by Ron Powers

 I just finished reading Mark Twain: A Life, by Pulitzer-prize winning biographer, Ron Powers (Free Press, 2006). This is an in-depth biography of the famous writer and humorist Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. 422 more words

Books

Huck Finn Essay #2

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been one of the most censored books for a reason. The main character of the book, Huck Finn, is shown lying, cheating, deceiving, and defying authority on a daily basis. 462 more words

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Huckleberry Finn Essay #1

Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been one of the most censored books in American history. Huckleberry Finn portrays a runaway teenager, who lies and steals on a regular basis. 366 more words

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Huckleberry Finn Reflection

The colloquialism that Mark Twain uses in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn really emulates the setting and the main character of the story. Since the story is written from the perspective of Huck Finn alone, Mark Twain uses slang and very coarse language to mimic what an uneducated teenager would say in the 1800s. 133 more words

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