The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain’s story of boyhood event overflows with comedy, heat, and slapstick strength. It brings to existence and array of impossible to resist characters—the awesomely self-confident Tom, his most sensible blood brother Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the beautiful, beguiling Becky—as good as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting misplaced in a depressing and labyrinthine cave. under Tom Sawyer’s sunny floor lurk tricks of a darker truth, of younger innocence and naïveté confronting the cruelty, hypocrisy, and foolishness of the grownup world—a subject that may develop into extra said in Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. regardless of such feedback, Tom Sawyer continues to be Twain’s pleased ode to the unending probabilities of childhood.
H. Daniel Peck is John man Vassar Professor of English at Vassar collage and is the writer of Thoreau’s Morning Work and A global on its own: The Pastoral second in Cooper’s Fiction.