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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

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Study Guide for Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn including chapter summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ask questions, and get the answers you need.

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Book Basics

Author: Mark Twain

Year Published: 1884

Type: Novel

Genre: Argument, Satire, Fiction

Perspective and Narrator:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is told from a first-person point of view with Huck Finn, a 13- or 14-year-old boy, acting as the narrator. Huck tells of his adventures with Jim and Tom Sawyer in the pre-Civil War South.

Tense:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is told in the immediate past tense.

About the Title:

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn takes its name from the lead character, who leaves the civilization of home for an adventure with a runaway slave on the Mississippi River.

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