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    The adventure of Tom Sawyer The adventure of Tom Sawyer is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1876. Being one of the most well-know names of American writers in China, Mark Twain is the pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), who is best known for his humorous and satirical writings. The great American humorist and storyteller was born in Florida, Missouri in 1835 and brought up near a small Mississippi river town Hannibal, which serves as the model of St. Petersburg, the idyllic

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    community on the Mississippi River. The main character in the book is Tom Sawyer. Throughout the book, the author compares himself to Tom and his adventures. Tom is all boy he hates anything that places limits on his boyhood freedom including, church, school, and chores and he will do anything to get out of them. Tom's character is a dynamic one. Harper Academic states, "A good student? A polite nephew? A hard worker? Not Tom Sawyer. He never wanted to be the model boy. His sights were set on being

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    Title: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The significance of the title that this name of the main protagonist of the story. It also shows the People are to believe that the influence of this novel was based of Mark Twain’s childhood growing up in Hannibal, Missouri. “he developed early the tendency to test her indulgence through mischief”(Quirk) Major events: Tom encounters Becky Thatcher “Adored Unknown”, and falls for her From the previous whitewashing scheme, Tom trades all of the earnings for tickets

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A novel written by Samuel Langhorne Clemens also more commonly known as Mark Twain. Samuel was born in 1835 in what he called “the almost invisible village” in Florida, Missouri. In his younger years he and his family moved to Hannibal Missouri on the Mississippi River. He later used this town as his fictional town of St. Petersburg in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”. While Samuel Clemens was savoring all of his fame he and his family were living in Hartford, Connecticut

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain B. This type of book is realistic fiction. C. The main character is Thomas Sawyer, a twelve year old boy, whose parents are dead. Tom lives with his aunt, Polly. Tom is busy either making trouble or thinking up new schemes. Another character is Huckelberry Finn, hated by all mothers and loved by all children. Tom is friends with Huck and they share many adventures together. Becky Thatcher, the daughter of a judge, who likes Tom but sometimes fights with

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    The literary criticism I chose to read “Tom Sawyer's Games of Death”, by Harold Aspiz; the criticism is about The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, written by Mark Twain. There are many death games and resurrection games in the novel. One example would be when Tom is playing with a tick at school. His best friend, Joe Haper, tries to tell him what to do with it, and Tom gets frustrated with him. “He's my tick and I'll do what I blame please with him, or die” (Twain 82). He taunts his friend with the thought

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    Mark Twain’s The Adventure of Tom Sawyer is a novel about a boy going through many adventures as a child. The story begins with Aunt Polly hollering at Tom which tells the reader right away that Aunt Polly is the strict, authoritative figure in his life. As the story progresses, Twain introduces the main characters in the book; mainly Becky Thatcher, Tom’s girlfriend, and Huckleberry Finn and Joe Harper, Tom’s closest companions. Later in the novel, we begin to explore many adventures that he goes on;

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    The Adventure of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is Mark Twain’s way of writing down his childhood in lively detail. The characters and settings were dear to him and he chose to depict the American Boy’s childhood as fun and fancy-free. The story is told trough Tom’s eyes and is enchanting and adventurous, just as any young boy’s life would be. His daily life included mischief and budding young love, which is told with great detail. Although it is a fictional account of one young boy

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    The book ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,’ begins with Aunt Polly, Tom’s aunt, searching for Tom Sawyer around the house. When she catches his, she asks if he went swimming during school, and Tom denied it. She finds out that he is lying, but before she can do anything, Tom runs away fast. Tom Sawyer meets a new boy in the village, who he fights. When returning home, Aunt Polly catches him sneaking in and punishes him the next day. On Saturday Tom is forced to paint the fence white. He was too lazy

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    Book Report "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain tells the story of Tom, an imaginative and troublesome young boy who never passes up a chance for an adventure. The story takes place in the mid-nineteenth century in St. Petersburg, Missouri. The novel has several themes which include love, imagination, rebellion and superstition. One of the major themes that the author talks about in this book is childhood love. There are several emotions that Tom experienced when he first meets Becky

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