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The Use of Dialect in Huckleberry Finn

Summary: Analyzes how American author Mark Twain uses dialects to enrich the novel. Details how Twain researched the local dialects of areas he used in his books. Describes how the use of local dialects challenges Twain's readers.
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Mark Twain's use of dialect mostly enriches my reading. I really enjoy the fact that he researched the dialects of the areas he wrote about. The different dialects really add color and depth to his story. The three things I liked the most about Twain's dialects were his ability to give the characters a personality, his ability to subtly tell about the conditions which the character grew up in, and is ability to use local colloquiums without making the words feel awkward.

Huck's personality was defiantly pictured through his choice of words. He had been slightly educated, but he still had a rough manner of speech. While his speech was improper he tried to think about his words, he was sincere, and he really spoke what he thought. His honesty and openness would have been impossible to portray if he had...

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