The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

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“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” (Mark Twain ). Mark Twain rejected romanticism by saturating it with his superstition. By rejecting romanticism, Twain was establishing himself as a writer of the realism movement. Mark Twain was a skeptic about religion, and had especially harsh criticism of extreme evangelical Christians. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most prominent representations of Mark Twain 's Realism. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is about a neglected 13-year old, whose father is a drunk. We see the world from Huck 's point of view as he attempts to decipher the world around him. Along the way, Mark Twain exploits social problems in this world and depicts the hypocrisy of "civilized" society. Mark Twain uses relevance to society, nostalgia, and dynamic characters to capture an intellectual meaning to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and he uses realism to truly capture his idea of realism hidden everywhere, in our everyday lives; which makes Adventures of Huckleberry Finn relevant to today 's society.

Mark Twain 's Adventures of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most celebrated novels in American literature. As such, the book is frequently taught in high school English. One of the reasons why Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has had such great success is because of its dynamic characters. We see an unlikely friendship
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