10 Facts About Huckleberry Finn


Huckleberry Finn is 12 or 13 years old during the former and a year older at the time of the latter.

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Huckleberry Finn's appearance is described in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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In Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective, the sequels to Huck Finn Huck is living in St Petersburg again after the events of his eponymous novel.

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In one moment in the novel, he openly brags to his teacher that he was late for school because he stopped to talk with Huck Huckleberry Finn and enjoyed it, something for which he knew he would receive a whipping.

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In Huckleberry Finn, it's revealed that Huck considers Tom to be his best friend.

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Huckleberry Finn is the symbol for the moral awakening Huck undergoes throughout Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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Character of Huck Huckleberry Finn is based on Tom Blankenship, the real-life son of a sawmill laborer and sometime drunkard named Woodson Blankenship, who lived in a "ramshackle" house near the Mississippi River behind the house where the author grew up in Hannibal, Missouri.

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Huckleberry Finn was ignorant, unwashed, insufficiently fed; but he had as good a heart as ever any boy had.

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Huckleberry Finn was the only really independent person—boy or man—in the community, and by consequence he was tranquilly and continuously happy and envied by the rest of us.

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Since Mark Twain's death, Huck Huckleberry Finn has appeared in a number of novels, plays, comic strips, and stories written by various authors that purport to tell the latter adventures of Huck and his friends.

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