Essays Tagged: "Aunt Sally"

A look at Huckleberry Finn and the many themes being portrayed through the book

obvious connection to today's society. In the novel Huck says many 'racist' comments. In this scene Aunt Sally hears of a steamboat explosion.'Good gracious! anybody hurt?' she asks.'No'm,' comes the ... mboat explosion.'Good gracious! anybody hurt?' she asks.'No'm,' comes the answer. 'Killed a nigger.'Aunt Sally later refers to the 'nigger' as if they are not even a person, regarding the death as if ...

(2 pages) 118 0 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Huck Finn by Mark Twain vs. Society

e novel Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck decides to reject civilization.At the end of the story Aunt Sally wants to civilize him, but he refuses. He says 'Ireckon I got to light out for the territ ... m, but he refuses. He says 'Ireckon I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally,she's going to adopt me civilize me, and I can't stand it. I've been there before.'Huck d ...

(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

A satirical view of the old south in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

an object. We see the southern perception of black people in chapter thirty-two when Huck tells to Aunt Sally his story about the blown cylinder head. When she asks him if anyone was hurt he said 'no ...

(3 pages) 108 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

New found chapter to Huckelberry Finn

signment was to write another chapter to the novel. -Huck's RebellionXLIII watched as Aunt Sally entered the courthouse to fill out my adoption papers. She had said to me that she was g ... on the earth. I wonder if this is what being sivilized does to you?Fifteen minutes had past and Aunt Sally lightly walked out of the courtroom with a paper in her hand. She looked at me and smile ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Should Huck Finn be taught in the classroom? Twain was not a racist; he was simply exposing racism in his novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

uck says no one was injured in the steamboat explosion, but it ?killed a nigger.? The unsympathetic Aunt Sally replies by saying that ?it?s lucky, because sometimes people do get hurt?. This was a ver ... deliberately dense to miss the point Mark Twain is making.? Passages such as Huck?s conversation to Aunt Sally about the black on the steamboat are not ?evidences of his ?racism;?? they are simply poi ...

(3 pages) 182 3 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Huckleberry--- analysis on theme--> what society has thought was right hundreds of yrs ago we now think is wrong--> this is connected w/Huck

ng he is seen as white trash that must be "sivilized" by those who surround him (Widow Douglass and Aunt Sally).Unfortunately, he is shunned by society (a world that does not bother to see that he is ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Criticism on Huckleberry Finn

e book. However, the ending does seem to relate back to the beginning. At the end, Huck is found by Aunt Sally, who wishes to adopt him and make him civilized. She tries to do this because she is thin ... e hasn't matured through the course of the novel. An example of his immaturity is when Huck says to Aunt Sally, "But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

This essay is an creative writing assignment about how life was between 1770 and 1774.

Dear Aunt SallyI am deeply sorry I have not written to you for such a long time. It has been eleven long ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Huck Finn Journal about what Huck might do after the end of the book.

Huck Finn DiaryAunt Sally wants to adopt and civilize me. Obviously I'm not going to just sit around and let that h ... have some adventures with the Injuns with Tom and Jim. I might have to head out early though before Aunt Sally gets wind of our plan and gives us all a good lickin, or before Tom hatches up some ideas ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Huck Finn comparison Wild Cat Falling 12 Angry Men

vel, Huckleberry Finn, Twain demonstrates social prejudice of the white society towards the slaves. Aunt Sally typifies the Southern attitude towards the slaves when she responds to Huck's comment tha ...

(3 pages) 31 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women's Role in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

mes more dominant than men, while the women in groups rely on men.The individual women, such as the Aunts, Miss Watson, and Widow Douglas, were all self-sufficient, hard working women. They were all e ... women. They were all educated, and have high morels. None of them could easily be scammed; although Aunt Sally was mislead, she questioned the actions of Huck and Tom. They did truly care about the bo ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Huck Finn Debate

helves.The novel is racist, and many characters use the "N" word throughout the book. In one scene, Aunt Sally hears of a steamboat explosion. "Good gracious! anybody hurt?" she asks. "No'm," comes th ...

(1 pages) 42 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Explaining the Order of Operations

ou evaluate from left to rightin the following orderYou may remember this as "Please excuse my dear Aunt Sally"ParenthesesExponentsMultiplication & DivisionAddition & SubtractionRemember with ...

(1 pages) 35 0 1.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Huck Finn

avery. Even at the end of the novel, Huck says he wants to go out west to escape being civilized by Aunt Sally. A quote on page 344 show this, "But I reckon I gotta light out for the territory ahead o ... on page 344 show this, "But I reckon I gotta light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before." ...

(2 pages) 732 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hucks Adolscent

ct he hasn_t grown at all. In the last chapter after everything has been clear up and set straight, Aunt Sally wishes to adopt Huck and unfortunately, Huck is against that idea. "But I reckon I got to ... is against that idea. "But I reckon I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before." I do ...

(2 pages) 300 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The adventures of huckleberry

s captured, he has to go to the Phelps's farm. There Huck is mistaken for Tom Sawyer and stays with Aunt Sally, and Uncle Silas. When staying there he tries to come up with a plan to rescue Jim so he ... scue Jim so he can be a free slave. Later, Huck meets up with Tom Sayer who was coming to visit his Aunt and Uncle. Throughout this whole fiasco Jim listens to exactly what Tom and Huck say, even thou ...

(5 pages) 485 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Problematic Endings in 3 British Novels

n't a-going to no more. But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before." (chp ...

(3 pages) 397 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy