Category Archives: Alternative Assessment for Twain 2016

Traveling Opens The Mind

When Twain traveled through the America, he was inspired to write about many topics. No wonder Huck travels around and changes himself a lot. It also implies that Twain changed himself during his own travels. When Twain traveled around, he found … Continue reading

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Opposite:Black/White/Red

I put more attention on the choice of color chose colors because I wanted to show the comparison between Jim and the people who want to catch him and return him to slavery. Also I tried to show that their … Continue reading

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Going to Hell

While reading Twains novel, Huckleberry Finn, it becomes clear that this young boy embodies the transformation that Mark Twain wanted the nation to undergo. Raised in the south during the 1840’s, Huck subconsciously absorbs racial attitudes of his culture. In … Continue reading

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A White Night on the Mississippi

A White Night on the Mississippi is an oxymoron because usually night is dark and black. At the same time usually race is not equal. My focus on this drawing is to stretch the boundaries of race in a way … Continue reading

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The Good Father vs. The Bad Father

For my project I chose to illustrate the father son plot. Pap and Jim are both father figures to Huck, but they are two completely different men. On the black side of the man’s figure is representing the good father, … Continue reading

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Drinking with Twain

In Huck Finn everyone who drinks excessively is forced to live on a day to day lifestyle. Especially with the king and the duke, if no one bought their schemes that day, they may not have had anything to drink … Continue reading

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Realism and Racism through Diction

In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain uses a regional diction to construct race in a controversial look at the South. All of the characters in the book have distinctive ways of speaking, but there are exaggerated differences between the prescribed … Continue reading

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Realism in Huckleberry Finn

        I think that my project was very helping for understanding realism. It is visually simple, which makes it very easy to understand. Because of this, this project is very helpful for someone who might have not finished or … Continue reading

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Treasure Map

For my project on Huckleberry Finn I decided to make a treasure map that starts and guides you through the quotes I chose containing the word “tracks”with arrows that lead to the final quote that I included.  All of the … Continue reading

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Forty Ways of Twain

For my Twain Project I picked to focus on the ways the number forty is used in the text and how the reader can interpret the meaning when it is used. When the reader begins the novel, the first thing … Continue reading

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