Hank Morgan is an ingenious

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Hank Morgan is an ingenious, inventive Connecticut Yankee, filled with practicality and common  sense, believing in complete democracy, opposed to the Catholic Church, and possessing a disdain  for royalty and nobility; he finds knight-errantry to be absurd and childish. Thus, we have Hank  Morgan, champion of nineteenth-century democracy, commerce, industry, progress, and science,  placed in a society that is controlled by heredity, aristocracy and a dictatorial church and infested  with unjust laws, injustices, and inhumanity. While acting as the champion of the modern, nineteenth-century view, Hank Morgan's main attitude  is his desire to show off. His love of an effect, his eye for the stage value of a matter, and his wish to  perform picturesquely are all directly related to his indignations and his prejudices. Because he has a more advanced knowledge of technology and because he has been exposed to 
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