Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Word Choice

Updated: 6/24/2021
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Word Choice
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Lesson Plans

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Lesson Plans by Elizabeth Pedro

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel filled with adventure and deception about a young boy, Huck Finn, and a runaway slave, Jim, who survive a series of obstacles.


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Word Choice activities

Storyboard Text

  • "a white to make a body sick"
  • "slap down a line"
  • "thick as thieves"
  • "There waran't no color in his face, where his face showed it was white; not like another man's white, but a white to make a body sick, a white to make a body's flesh crawl - a tree toad white, a fish belly white."
  • "He said she would slap down a line, and if she couldn't find anything to rhyme it with she would just scratch it out and slap down another one, and go ahead."
  • So the king sneaked into the wigwam, and took to his bottle for comfort; and before long the duke tackled his bottle; and so in about a half an hour they was as thick as thieves again, and the tighter they got, the lovinger they got..."