The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Historical Context By:Alyssa RoBles period 4

Date of Publishing

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February of 1885.

Culteral Events and Political views

I think that the world at this time had nessasarily issues with slaves but in some southern states I believe that people were still encouraging slavery, but Tom Sawyer was against it. There was a lot of controversy having to do with the new election of a new president.The United States presidential election of 1884 was held on Tuesday, November 4, 1884. It saw the first election of a Democrat as President of the United States since the election of 1856.

How he influenced society with his stories

The dialect, speech patterns, slang and syntax of the dialogue create a palpable experience for the reader. Descriptions of natural sights, smells and sounds of Missouri, display Twain’s true craftsmanship as a novelist.Twain’s works aren’t just written texts, but tangible artifacts of both American literary and cultural history. Twain’s critical eye, and ear, of social observation and political injustices of an often bigoted America,

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