What did the author intend to do with Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?
Keep in mind I mean the AUTHOR (Mark Twain) not Huck...I'm just really confused by this question...I could say, "Write a novel about-insert plot here-. It outlined the values and society of the American South of the late 1800s, etc." But I don't even have to read the book to know that! So could anybody help me out here?
With the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain intended to write a novel about a young boy and his journey down the Mississippi River with a slave named Jim. The novel outlined the values and society of the American South in the late 1800s, such as slavery and racism being a common part of life. Another part of society at this time was the lack of education of the average person, especially compared to twelve-year-old Huck who had the education and knowledge better than that of an adult. Another value of many characters is their barbarianism. Throughout the novel, as soon as a character makes a mistake the townspeople's first reaction is to try and lynch them, which happened to both Pap and Jim.
Of course I will add to this but is this on the right track?
Well, like I said I will do corrections, I didn't really proofread that I just banged it out in 3 minutes or so. And yes, multiple times in the novel a character makes one mistake and they send a person/multiple people out to capture them to be lynched.
I'm still not really getting the second question though the, "Did they do it?" one. I don't even get why this is a question, obviously they did if I clearly am going to explain the first answer, and the third question, "Was it worth doing?" is relatively easy, all I'm going to say is yes it was, I learned a great deal about the American South during this time, etc.
I didn't even have to read the book to know just about everything on the sheet besides the quote they ask for, so I guess it's just a poorly written sheet.
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