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    a few ideal American Dreams that people possess, and due to humans each having their own ideas and hopes, there is no simple answer as to what the American dream is. Either way, the American dream differentiates from person to person, and receiving it is rare to impossible. However, this common knowledge never stopped several of the characters in the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain. Three particular characters in the novel all had their American dream come true. With

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    changing. African Americans had recently gained rights as well as the new notion of a common goal that all Americans shared. They all shared a dream, the American Dream. Mark Twain, in his American Realistic novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, utilizes The American Dream in order to portray its influence on 19th century life. Throughout the end of the 19th century, people were demanding rights; among these people were African Americans with the dream of freedom. After Pap takes Huck to the cabin

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    freedom and adventure present in Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain is actually pessimistic about American society and government. Do you agree? Pessimism is a state of mind in which one anticipate undesirable outcome or believes that the evil or hardship in life outweigh the good or luxuries. Mark Twain was the first American writer who obtained recognition and fortune as an author in United State of America. Twain’s one major work, The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn is preoccupied with the idea of freedom

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    English Summer Assignment The American dream was first defined in the novel The Epic of America by James Truslow Adams as, “The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement …. a dream of social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable.” The American dream is typically described with words that include

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    modern American Literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing good since.” Famous author, Ernest Hemingway, praised Twain. The book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the story of a runaway boy who encounters an escaped slave. The pair begins an unlikely friendship and even learns life changing lessons while they venture the Mississippi River. Throughout this coming of age novel, Huck must

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, is a well renowned novel that greatly shaped American literature. The novel depicts the journey of a young fellow, Huck Finn, and a runaway slave, Jim, down the Mississippi River. Twain grew up in a small town along the Mississippi River that was filled with crime and poverty. It is often said that Huck Finn is modeled after Twain himself along with a multitude of his life experiences. Throughout its existence, the novel has been banned, criticized

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    the classic “dream” that every low-middle class American talks about. This might be the case for many people but it wasn't for Jay Gatsby and Huckleberry Finn. Money proved to be more of a mask in the two tales. The storylines in both books when compared, reveal that transcending social expectations, not attaining wealth is at the root of the “American Dream”. Huckleberry Finn, an impoverished, naive, cunning, and happy 12 year old boy is the protagonist of Twain’s Huckleberry Finn. Although not

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    The term American Dream, as first used by author James Truslow of The Epic America, states that: The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement … a dream of social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable. The American Dreams is having desires of a life with self-fulfillment, wealth, happiness

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    Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby      Moral Development, according to the Webster's dictionary means an improvement or progressive procedure taken to be a more ethical person, and to distinctly differentiate between right and wrong.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby, both pose as pieces of literature that vividly portray moral development through the narrator's point of view.    Mark Twain, the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, wants

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    Many Americans agree that Mark Twain is one of the greatest American authors. His novels steal the name of American classics and find their way into the homes of people throughout the country and around the world. Among all of his novels, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of his most popular, and individuals often refer to it as the great American novel. Many people find themselves disagreeing with this appraising title and declare the novel as being inappropriate for children. The countless

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