The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Suggestions for Further Reading
Budd, Louis J., ed. New Essays on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Chadwick-Joshua, Jocelyn. The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.
De Koster, Katie, ed. Readings on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1998.
Doyno, Victor A. Writing Huck Finn: Mark Twain’s Creative Process. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
Fishkin, Shelley Fisher. Was Huck Black?: Mark Twain and African-American Voices. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Hoffman, Andrew Jay. Twain’s Heroes, Twain’s Worlds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.
Pizer, Donald, ed. The Cambridge Companion to American Realism and Naturalism: Howells to London. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Powers, Ron. Mark Twain: A Life. New York: Free Press, 2005.
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Penguin Classics, 1986.
———. Life on the Mississippi. New York: Penguin Classics, 1986.
Wieck, Carl F. Refiguring Huckleberry Finn. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2000.
by 14guerreroa, September 07, 2012
It's a very confusing book. Half of it I don't understand!
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by 1Dvashappening, November 04, 2012
I really don't think that what sparknotes says about the climax is true. When huck was thinking about writing the letter, it didn't seem so, you know, climaxy...
I think when Huck managed to escape when they found the bag of gold on the corpses stomach in the middle of the night, and then how he got caught by the two rascals is the climax. Or when they were running away from the farmers and their guns.
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by MishterSkullzy, November 27, 2012
Throughout the story you notice that Jim and Huck's relationship change slowly throughout the story, and actually induces the climax of the story.
In the beginning of the story Huck is the same as he was in the prequel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which was much more of a childrens book
(I've read Tom Sawyer, and reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn afterword about 6 years later seems almost like the book grew up with me, becoming more mature, and not so "sprinkled in sugar")
At first, Jim and Huck (after Huck's f... Read more→
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