Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"Human beings can be awful cruel to one another."
— Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Track words, phrases, and references that were used in the novel in the 19th century context and how they've changed over time.
Use this handy resource as an instant reference guide for language used in the novel that may be unfamiliar to your students.
Peek in as Dr. Chadwick weaves her way through the rich 19th century vocabulary that Twain used to paint a picture of a stratified society.
Download this activity for students to experience the life-changing power of words via Dr. Chadwick's personal story.
Why should this novel not be sanitized for today's students? Hear it straight from your peer.
Listen to Dr. Chadwick's concluding thoughts about explanatory vocabulary and the beauty of words.