Dialectical Journal Huckleberry Finn

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Dialectical Journal
· "You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was madeby Mr.Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth. Chapter 1 Page1 - This is an example of foreshadowing. It sets the mood of whats going to happen next. · "There warn't anybody at church, except maybe a hog or two, for there warn't any lock on the door, and hogs likes a puncheon floor in the summer-time because it's cool. If you notice, must folks don't go to church only when they've got to; but a hog is different." Chapter 18 Page 99 - I like how the author uses a humerous tone to describe how empty the church was because he wasn't that excited about being there. Also in these sentences he used good imagery, I can imagine how the setting is. ·"I was a-trembling, because I'd got to decide, forever, betwixt two things, and i knowed it. I studied a minute, sort of holding my breath, and then says to myself, "All right, then, I'll GO to hell." Chapter 31 Page 191 - The author was using first person point of view. Evidence; he uses words such as I, my, and myself. The point of view the story was told from was huckleberry so we really didn't know anybody elses perspective or opinion. ·"I waked him up, and I reckoned it was going to be a grand suprise to him to see me again, but it warn't. He nearly cried he was so glad, but he warn't suprised." Chapter Page 108 -This is a good example of how Jim ad Huck are coming together, and are closing the gap that was put by Jim being black. Jim is very happy to see Huck, and they are becoming more like peers rather than being seperated by race. This explains the major theme of the novel which has to deal with the color of their skin. ·"The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the...
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