Huckleberry Finn Dialectical Journal Analysis

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Dialectical Journal for Summer Work .Explanation that Includes Analysis of a Rhetorical Strategy or Strategies (must be 100 or more words of explanation) “They said he was a p’fessor in a college, and could talk all kinds of languages, and knowed everything. And that ain’t the wust. They said he could vote when he was at home . . . It was ‘lection day, and I was just about to go and vote myself if I warn’t too drunk to get there; but when they told me there was a State in this country where they’d let that nigger vote, I drawed out. I says I’ll never vote agin.” (6, 28 ) In this quote spoken by Paps, he is drunkenly rambling about an educated black man. He is being extremely racist, like most people in this time. Huck is just blindly staring…show more content…
Huck is left with a choice accept the money and lie about it, or give up his only companion and trusted a friend to these people. Huck is stuck with a moral dilemma to either do the right thing and not lie or lie and help his friend be able to escape to freedom and in this quote, there is an outstanding use of *diction. The man is talking to Huck who has just previously lied to him and accepted 40 dollars and the man tells him that he can make some money by it. It is being the slaves. Slaves in this quote are being referred as objects or lesser than humans. It is really good diction to capture the full scale of racism that was…show more content…
And this is a great example of symbolism. Mr.Twain represents Mr. Sherburn and the mob is the rest of the audience who is hateful and bigoted and also that deny the African American people to receive equal rights. And through Symbolism we see that Mr.Sherburn is right about the mob and their lack of courage. He explains how all of them are pitiful and how they are all cowards. And this is true for them and the people in real life who hunt, mistreat, and even kill African American people they are all cowards, they don’t have honor. This prompts the realization of what is happening and the mob disperses and changes, just like what is needed to be done in the real life. This book is that speech, and its point is to get the masses to change and give the African-American their rights they truly
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