Tom Sawyer And Huckleberry Finn Analysis

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As a fiction writer, Mark Twain, whose original name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens, stands apart as a comic genius. In America, Mark Twain had popularized this new genre through two of his well- known novels. One is 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ' and the other 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn '. Mark Twain 's idea of a boy character is based on the picture of an average American boy. The American boy, by nature, is enterprising and mischievous, not a reserved character like his counterpart in England. His counterpart is bolder and hence a more interesting character. Mark Twain 's portrayal of the twin boy characters - Tom Sawyer, and Huckleberry Finn is actually a portrayal of the American boys in general. This does not mean that American boys are not good or obedient. Mark Twain’s times America was facing tremendous challenges of all kinds – geographical, cultural, social, economic and political. America started coming up as a great…show more content…
From everyday experience, readers know how things usually happen and how people react. A distortion of action or an understatement of effect gets a special response from readers, because they consider these changes improbable or the unexpected. The reader has to be alert to the actions of character because actions are the author’s way of showing, not telling, what the characters are like Appearance may be taken as a due to the nature of a character if the author leads the reader to attaché significance to it. Literary analysis is not pure description or a summary of the action, although it may include these elements. He should also pray for strength to help other people. He should never pray for himself. As Huckleberry Finn says, "I went out into the woods and turned it over in my mind. I thought about it for along time, but 1 could see no advantage in it for me —only for other people-so at last I decided that I wouldn 't worry about it any
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