Huck finn 3

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Mark Twain, who wrote "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, remains one the most fascinating and complicated authors of all time. He wrote this book partly based upon his childhood experiences growing up in a small town of Cannibal, Missouri. Mr. Twains own adventure for life was much as his character Huck Finns life was portrayed, a person who had to continually be on the go and experience life to it's fullest. Huck Finn is a boy who experiences many things in life such as: friendship, a broken home, prejudice, adventure, pain, struggles, and much more. "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", is a novel that has brought out the kid in some people who read it, and in others, it is a book that tends to be on the racist side at times.

When one reads the very first page of Twains book, a sense of adventure and mystery can be readily found.

Huckleberry Finn starts off by describing how his adventures in life had all begun. He and his friends form a gang, first by writing their name in blood and second, by taking an oath that vows to never reveal their secrets to anyone. If one reveals their secrets to anyone, they would be killed and their family would be killed also. At first glance while reading this page, it would seem as though Huck Finn was a boy who was a killer and one with no conscience, but it is mearly describing a boy who was in the beginning of a great adventure, yet to take place.

"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," takes place during a period in a young boys life, when he is trying to find out who he really is and trying to find a place that he...