What the Huck?
Though popularity associated with the American frontier and life on the Mississippi, Samuel Longhorne Clemens --Mark Twain—actually spent many of his happiest and most productive years in and near New York City. Mark Twain was, without question, the finest sastirist of his time. Through his writing, one can see as deeper morality than most of his time held. Twain wrote the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1885. His novel of
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Widow Douglas, he feels that he can sneak out at night and be by himself, but she is constantly trying to control his every constriction. After he ran away, he felt he was finally free, but he had to constantly hide and stay in certain places to avoid being caught. In a note of irony, the only place he is truly free is on the raft, the most physically confining place he can possibly be.