As you read Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry by shv46529

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									                                                  Name_____________________

                  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                       Summer Reading Journal
Part One: Dialect and Idioms
As you carefully read (and text dialogue) Mark Twain’s The
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, find five examples of dialect/idioms.
Then, translate each example into proper English. .

        Quote with page number                           Proper English
Ex You don’ know about me, without you           You may not have heard of
   have read a book by the name of The           me unless you have read The
   Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that
                                                 Adventures of Tom Sawyer,
   ain’t no matter. (1)
                                                 but that is all right.




          Quote with page number                             Proper English
1




2




3




4




5




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
                                                  Name_____________________

                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal


Part Two: Symbolism: The river and the shore and the two most
dominant, contrasting symbols in the novel. Find examples of each
and briefly explain the symbolic significance.

                                  Conflicting Symbols
Pages                             Example                                   Symbolism

Peace
 on
River
  1



Conflict
Shore
  1




                                  Conflicting Symbols
Pages                             Example                                   Symbolism

Peace
 on
River
  2



Conflict
Shore
  2




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
                                                  Name_____________________

                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal



Part Three: Characterization is the creation of believable fictitious personalities.
Authors may directly(stated by author) or indirectly (appearance, actions, speech,
thoughts, reactions of others) develop characters. Find text which accurately
portrays the characters below and explain what is revealed through this
characterization.
                                 Characterization
     Pages                    Example                      What is revealed?
      Huck




      Pap




    Widow
   Douglass



 Miss Watson




      Any
  Grangerford




     Any
  Sheperdson




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
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                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal
 Duke or King



      Tom




       Jim




  Any other
  character
____________




Part Four: Find examples of Superstition and Hypocrisy and reveal
the significance or meaning.

                                       Superstition
Pages                       Example                            Significance/Meaning




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
                                                   Name_____________________

                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal



                                        Hypocrisy
Pages                       Example                            Significance/Meaning




Part Five: A satire is a literary work that seeks to criticize and
correct the behavior of human beings and their institutions by means
of humor, wit, and ridicule. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,
Twain uses humor and hyperbole to ridicule and point out the errors of
the following: feuding, greed, gullibility, sentimentality, people’s
curiosity, religious hypocrisy, superstition, uncultured tastes, pseudo-
intellectualism. Find examples of each.

                                          Satire
Pages                       Example                                Target of Satire
                                                                       Greed




                                                                      Gullibility




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
                                                  Name_____________________

                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal
                                                      Uncultured Tastes




                                                               Pseudo-intellectualism




                                                                Religious Hypocrisy




                                                                   Sentimentality




                                                                       Feuding




                                                                       Curiosity




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.
                                                  Name_____________________

                       The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
                            Summer Reading Journal

Part Six: Theme
Choose one of the themes below and explain how Twain establishes
and elaborates on this theme.

               1. Society’s values and laws can be in conflict with higher moral values.

               2. People must live outside of society to be truly free.

               3. Gullible people are partially responsible for their own deception.

               4. People tend to behave irrationally and even cruelly in large groups.

               5. Greed can destroy lives.

               6. Freedom means different things to different people.

Your response should :
      Answer the prompt in the first sentence
      Provide support with examples (text evidence)
      Explain this support with an transition word




Each section is worth 20 points. You may choose to omit one section or you may
complete all six for a possible score of 120. Bring this journal (and your novel) the first
day of class in English III Enriched. If you have any questions, please e-mail me:
jgiles@ahisd.net.

								
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