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“I was 19: 90’s Angst”

CHS held a Poetry Jam and Book Exchange last week, and so was I inspired to relate my experiences of teenage angst to the next generation.  193 more words

Creating

John Keene's 'Rivers,' A Speculative Huck Finn-Inspired Short Story

Huckleberry seized my hand, clasping it so tight he brought back in a quick flood of feelings those years with the Widow Watson, and whispered as if he wanted only me and not his friend to hear, “You take care of yourself, Jim, and keep out of all that trouble, please, cause this world is about ready to break wide open, and I sure don’t want to see you get swallowed up.”

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Longreads

Traveling Review: Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House & Museum is the place to tour the home where Samuel Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain wrote several of his books including the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, respectively. 371 more words

Book review: "Mark Twain: A Life" by Ron Powers

 I just finished reading Mark Twain: A Life, by Pulitzer-prize winning biographer, Ron Powers (Free Press, 2006). This is an in-depth biography of the famous writer and humorist Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. 422 more words

Books

Mark Twain's Descriptive Language in Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn was a story told by a young boy going on adventures in the Missisipis during 19th century America. The language was simple, straightforward and packed with the local vernacular. 491 more words

Books

Huckleberry Finn Coming of Age

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is, in its core, a coming of age story. Huck, a homeless Missouri boy went on an adventure and in the way, finding a way for himself in life. 406 more words

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Huck Finn Essay #2

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been one of the most censored books for a reason. The main character of the book, Huck Finn, is shown lying, cheating, deceiving, and defying authority on a daily basis. 462 more words

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