Walter Scott

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Biography on Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist and poet. He worked as a translator, editor, biographer, and critic, and wrote novels and poems, making him one of the most prominent figures in English romanticism. He was born in Edinburgh, August 15, 1771. He was trained as a lawyer, and then he became a legal official. This occupation allowed him to write which he liked. He loved ballads and legends, which helped, direct …

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…s role in Huckleberry Finn In the book Huckleberry Finn, the name the shipwreck is given is Walter Scott because Mark Twain thinks of his novels as wrecks. Th wreck is referred to this in chapter 12 of the book. He thinks that most his romantic novels were like a wreck that tried to sail but failed. This was Twain’s interpretation of Walter Scott. Now the next couple of paragraphs are a biography on him.