26 - Test is next Friday -compare Mark Twains text with...

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Test is next Friday -compare Mark Twain’s text with some other authors we have been reading Mark Twain- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Written 1875-1883, published 1885 Setting: 1840s -Twain’s impulse 1876 (ch 16) -Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address (Nov 19, 1863) -Twain’s Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1874) Why so great? 1. Oral/Vernacular 2. Social Realism/Critical Satire Against Romanticism and Romance Against Superstition, humor, adolescent narrator, race prejudice as superstition 3. Multicultural vision of America Sociable Jimmy (1874) Slave narrative Multiple voices 4. Recovenes of Romanticism as well Emerson Poe Romance generally Douglas is concerned with putting his narrative against real things -Aunt Hester paragraph at the end of the first chapter is important - First off he gives graphic description of Aunt Hester and the abuse she takes, but it did not work because he wants to appeal to white people to inspire change. They might become numb and immune to the violence and it would backfire
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