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" Twain is my favorite humorist," Ashley Judd says. "I even have a quote I think is from him in my e-mail signature: 'A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.'"
Cathleen Medwick reviews Channeling Mark Twain by Carol Muske-Dukes for O, The Oprah Magazine
For his acclaimed debut, Finn, Jon Clinch borrowed from Mark Twain , telling the story of Huckleberry Finn 's malicious father.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Maybe it's my Southern origins that put this classic at the ..... combination of the book's humor, pathos and sense of adventure. Twain was a gutsy, brilliant writer who understood not only the
humor. Ellen Foster, like another American classic, Huckleberry Finn , is for all its high comedy ultimately a serious fable ..... American novels does Ellen Foster echo? If you have read Mark Twain 's Huckelberry Finn, can you compare the two novels
A classy flash mob, fictional moms and Mark Twain's letter to Helen Keller
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walks the walk and believes in compassion for our fellow man... and the mockingbird." — Linda Belmont Oak Ridge, NJ " Huckleberry Finn and Scout Finch—I even named two of my children after them! Their barefoot zest for life and adventure lives on in my
ways, The Borrower is Lucy's coming-of-age story as much as it is about Ian. Is she—like Jim in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn —freed at the end of the novel or—like Humbert in Lolita—diminished by her experiences? 10. Do