The Adventures Of Hucleberry Finn By Mark Twain

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Title: The Adventures of Hucleberry Finn
Author: Mark Twain
Publication Date: January 1886
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Provide significant details about the author (style, philosophies, criticism, etc.): Mark Twain was born with the name Samuel L. Clemes on November 30, 1835 in florida, Missouri. He moved to Hannibal at the age of four. Hannibal was an inspiration for the setting of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer(1876), and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1886). Clemes attended a private school, but when his father died of pneumonia in 1847, he became an apprentice to a printer. He then set travels to St. Louis to become a printer, but instead became a licensed river pilot in 1858. This is where his name Mark Twain came from. …show more content…

Abraham Lincln was the one who signed the Emancipation Proclamation on the first of January in 1863, which did not technically free all slaves, but made emancipation the new long term goal of the Union war effort. Although, some slaves were set free, a new party evolved. Racism became the sruggle for the freed slaves, so life didn’t become easier for the slaves after the emancipation.
Identify the genre: Satrical Fiction, Historical, Adventure
How does this work fit into the genre?
As you can see, the novel, trully has lots of genre. I chose these three, because I think they were the most important ones. One may consider it a quest, because the main character Huck brought the slave Jim out of the south and into the free North, but their plan didn’t work, because both Huck and Jim missed the turn onto the Ohio River at Cairo. This novel is certainly adventurius, however, it is also considered historical, because with the Pre-Civil War, the south side of American, where slavery was mostly practiced was used as the template for the plot of this novel. This book definatly contains explicit Satire, because a s Mark Twain commented on his homeland/ where he was born, and how people there acted. He used satire to convey a serious message in a verry serious but humorous way. The era?
The genres of the books fits well in the the era in which it was written,

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