The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Final Socratic Seminar Topics Possible discussion topics are identified below. Please note that this is not meant to be an exhaustive list, other questions may be asked. Additionally, not all questions listed here will necessarily be covered. You may bring notes with you to utilize during our discussion; however, such notes will not be accepted as a grade and will in no way be considered a substitute for verbal participation. A quality response to questions such as the ones listed below will demonstrate analysis and insight that is supported by the text by specific details. • Tom Sawyer is a children’s book. Huck Finn is not even though it begins as one. When, why and how does the novel become an adult text? • Is Huck a reliable narrator? Why or why not? Examine the importance of this aspect of his narrative voice. • How does the first person narration function in a novel that is rather episodic? • Bildungsroman
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