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Huck Finn, the narrator of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was introduced in which other Twain novel?
a) The Innocents Abroad
b) The Prince and the Pauper
c) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
d) The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

As he grew older, Twain’s writing became ____________.
a) more humorous
b) more religious
c) more optimistic
d) more bitter

Where was Mark Twain raised and where The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn take place?
a) Hannibal, Missouri
b) St. Louis, Missouri
c) Anderson, Missouri
d) Douglas, Missouri

river do Huck and Jim travel down in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?
a) Missouri
b) Mississippi
c) Arkansas
d) Delaware

Twain often made use of _________in his fiction, an outer story which brackets an inner story.
a) frame story
b) hyperbole
c) vernacular
d) archetype

In many of his works, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain makes use of ________to show the way characters actually talked.
a) vernacular
b) dialect
c) neither a or b
d) both a and b

What term did Twain coin to describe the hypocrisies and corruptions of the late 1800s?
a) The Golden Age
b) The Heartless Age
c) The Gilded Age
d) The Realistic Age

What is Mark Twain's real name?
a) Simon L. Clark
b) Thomas Sawyer
c) Samuel L. Clemens
d) Samuel L. Twain

Which term does NOT describe Mark Twain as a writer?
a) Realist
b) Satirist
c) Naturalist
d) Reagionalist

Famed writer ____________________ said that “all American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.”
a) Walt Whitman
b) Ernest Hemingway
c) Emily Dickinson
d) F. Scott Fitzgerald

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