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Unformatted text preview: The Briden article on pgs 310-318 mainly reflects on the art used in the book. The artists name was Edward Windsor Kemble who was working for life prior to making the illustrations in this book. Mark Twain was originally unsure whether or not he was going to have the book illustrated. He began to publish the book himself and then began to contact Kemble at life magazine because he thought that his drawing of a Cort Morris, a previous illustration, looked a lot like Huck. His depiction of Jim was also very similar to previous drawings of African Americans that he had done but the main difference between the old one and Jim is that Jim had hair. A close relationship between the two main characters was meant to not be illustrated throughout the book because I think that if they were constantly seen together it may have taken away from...
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- Spring '10
- American Literature