The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Hidden Emotions

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Hidden Emotions

Summary: Through Twain's expertly crafted use of characterization, he has shown his discontentment towards racism, not only through the main characters Huck and Jim, but strongly through a character that only appears in two chapters, Col. Sherburn.
Hidden Emotions

In the novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain tells the story of a boy

in search of excitement. Through Twain's expertly crafted use of characterization, he

has shown his discontentment towards racism, not only through the main characters Huck and Jim, but strongly through a character that only appears in two chapters, Col. Sherburn.

Twain quickly develops Col. Sherburn beginning in chapter twenty-one, ."..it was that colonel Sherburn... when they see (him with) the pistol the men jumped to one side, and the pistol barrel come down slow and steady to a level-both barrels cocked." (Twain, 131). Sherburn is a man who teaches the towns peoples a lesson, based on their lives. He tells them they are cowards and states that any man is safe in the sight of ten thousand of their kind. "Their kind" depicted as sheep, of followers. Twain uses his opinion through...

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