Asked by: Hugues Thelen
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Why does Twain use dialect in Huck Finn?

The different dialects in Huckleberry Finn were by no means accidental, because they are mostly systematic and people-specific throughout the novel. I originally believed that he included the different dialects because he wanted to portray the story as realistically as possible in order to captivate the reader.

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Similarly, it is asked, what is the dialect in Huck Finn?

Huck's vernacular is filled with colloquialisms and altered words. As Twain mentioned Huck's dialect is referred to as a Pike County dialect which is where Huck is from.

Secondly, what is Mark Twain's writing style in Huckleberry Finn? In both The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain's writing style is, at first glance, sloppy and unrefined. The raw, uneducated vernacular of the people of St. Petersburg can be convoluted and full of slang that it is difficult to understand.

Similarly, it is asked, what effect does dialect have on the reader?

The term dialect involves the spelling, sounds, grammar and pronunciation used by a particular group of people and it distinguishes them from other people around them. Dialect is a very powerful and common way of characterization, which elaborates the geographic and social background of any character.

What effect does Twain's disclaimer have on you as you begin reading his novel?

The disclaimer that appears at the beginning of "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain says that you should not look for any motive, moral, or plot in the novel, this makes you think all the opposite that in fact, the novel will contain a lot of this characteristics, which will also make it a little

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