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Essay | Temporary Freedom

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Temporary Freedom

Summary: Essay describes Twain's unique style of writing, how he criticized society, and how he depicted society dealing with the ills he criticized in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."


Having to choose between an overbearing adoptive mother and an abusive father, Huckleberry Finn runs away to escape the society in which he remains an outcast. Traveling down the Missouri River with Jim, a run away slave, Huck stumbles upon many bizarre encounters along his journey to freedom. Although this novel seems like a thrilling adventure story, the author, Mark Twain, uses the tale to comment on pre-Civil War America during the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain uses a unique style to criticize society and to show how individuals dealt with those ills.

Distinctively, throughout the book, Twain writes in various dialects, using satire and humor. First, the many vernaculars portray a realistic view of pre-Civil War America. Through the various speech patterns, the reader becomes more aware of the era's dialect and certain characters' edifications:

In this book a number of...

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