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Mark Twain's classic and controversial novel weaves together adventure, comedy, and satire as Huck struggles to escape his constricting life and sets off down the river with Jim, a slave. This comprehensive explanation of the novel offers an introduction to Mark Twain's life, a detailed narrative guide to the book, dramatic readings, and a critical analysis. The author of this study guide is an assistant professor of English at the College of William and Mary with a specialty in American Literature and a guest lecturer at Yale and Harvard. This guide is part of the A+ AUDIO series from Time Warner, an innovative set of study materials that will help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. Look for other A+ titles from Audible in the Education section of Personal Development.

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  • Lynne
  • Mililani, HI, USA
  • 01-01-04

thanks for the explanation

i am very grateful that i listened to the study guide of huckleberry finn before litening to the book; i understood so much more about huck's reasoning throughout the story; the study guide made the listening experience of "the adventures of huckleberry finn" a great pleasure

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Literary Reference Material Recommendation

I found this book to be a phenomenal reference to the work. The depth and insight this work adds to the story really helps the literary student pick-up on the nuances that are so artfully layered in the work. If you were using Huckleberry Finn in any in-depth analysis, you would be foolish not to listen to this material first.

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