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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

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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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