Society and "Huckleberry Finn" Book Review by cee-cee

Society and "Huckleberry Finn"
A look at how Mark Twain viewed society through "Huckleberry Finn".
# 110149 | 1,143 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 16, 2008 in Literature (American)

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This paper compares the attitudes and definitive societal culture of today with what was written in "Huckleberry Finn". The author gives examples of Huck's adventures and points out how he learns about the society he was in through these adventures. The author also compares some of the values of society that seemed present in the era that the book was written, with the society of today.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Austen, J. (1984) Pride and Prejudice, Leicestershire, Great Britian: F.A. Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.
  • Jirousek, L., (2004) Book Reviews: The culture concept: writing and difference in the age of Realism, Journal of Popular Culture, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 729 - 731
  • Twain, M. (1981) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, New York: Bantam Dell
  • Zagorin, P., (1999) History, the referent, and narrative: Reflections on Postmodernism now, History and Theory, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 1 - 24

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