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Finn, Huckleberry

19th-century picaresque teenager travels down the Mississippi on a raft. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]

Finn, Huckleberry

after his supposed death, he dons a girl’s dress and goes into town to gain information. [Am. Lit.: Mark Twain Huckleberry Finn]

Finn, Huckleberry

refuses to turn in Jim, the fugitive slave. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]

Finn, Huckleberry

mischievous, sharp-witted boy has many adventures. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]

Finn, Huckleberry

his mother dead; his father dies toward end of novel. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
See: Orphan

Finn, Huckleberry

unconventional and resourceful runaway boy. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
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The chapter on "rights" usefully opens with a discussion of pre-Civil War debates on civil rights and makes a provocative case for the influence of the Unitarian minister Theodore Parker on both Lincoln's Gettysburg address and Twain's Huck Finn.
When her voice, a courageously public voice--as demonstrated by the public arguments about slavery that rage throughout Uncle Tom's Cabin--fell silent in our culture and was replaced by the secretive voice of Huck Finn, who acknowledges Jim only when they are alone on the raft together out in the middle of the big river, racism fell out of the public world and into the private one, where whites think it really is but blacks know it really isn't.
Huck Finn is the great American novel, but it's not on my list (in part because I know it is on others).
First is that Huck Finn does indeed represent the best thinking of its culture about humanity.
Granted, Bigger is not a literate person, but neither is Huck Finn.
Weeks later, after another sleepless night, Fishkin had what academics like herself call an epiphany: She believed that Jimmy was a real-life inspiration for Huck Finn .
It seems that Baida used to dream about stern old Benjamin Franklin and high-spirited young Huck Finn wrestling with his soul.
The 3,200-acre park showcases an abundance of activities including: Mountaintop Skylift, an 825-foot climb to the top of the mountain; Crossroads, the 1870's replica of a Southern town, and a range of kids' favorites including Treehouse Challenge, The Great Barn, or a Huck Finn adventure on the "Scarlett O'Hara" authentic riverboat and four waterslides.
He concludes the unit on Huck Finn with a screening of "Blazing Saddles," the 1974 satire that simultaneously skewers bigots and old Westerns.
What is Made Possible by the Huck Finn CD," Victor Doyno, SUNY Buffalo
A narrating, guitar-playing Mark Twain (played by Daniel Jenkins) ``voices'' the lead character, Huck Finn (Tyrone Giordano).
In 1968 Life magazine published an unfinished novel by Twain titled Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians.