The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn


Tom Kelly

"You don\'t know about me, without you have read a book by the name of “
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," but that ain\'t no matter. that book was made by
Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There were things which he
streched, but mainly he told the truth. That ain\' nothing. I never seen
anybody but lied, one time or another, without it was Aunt Polly, or the widow,
or maybr Mary. Aunt Polly-Tom\'s Aunt Polly, she is-and Mary, and the Widow
Douglas, is all told bout in that book-which is mostly a true book; with some,
as I said before.”(Twain 1)
Any way I am here to tell you somethings bout this man that has write
all these things bout our adventures. So listen an maybe you might even learn a
little something bout this man. Now let me think....oh ya, now I recall it.
I reckon it was a warm November ju\'s like any other, the 30th to be
exact. But that ain\'t how Sam\'s Pa spoke of it. He had to go maki\'n big, fancy
speeches and things of that sort at the party. But after all that mubl\'in we
had a purdy good time. As a matter of fact as I recall that day it was almost
pur\'fect. If it warn\'t for me drunk Pa gettin arrested by the Sheriff that morn,
it woudda\' been real pur\'fect. Course I reckon a boy\'s gota have a good time
at his best friend\'s bert\'day party.
I was at Sam\'s house. Course I warn\'t de only one dare. His Pa, Judge
Clemens and Ma, Miss Jane Lampton, till she married of course, was dare and I
reckon his whole \'tire family must da been at dat house, can\'t barely remember
it was only his fourth birthday back in 1839 (Howard 1). Ya, me and Sam been
friends ever since he moved here, best friends too, he was born an lived in
Florida, Missouri prior to now. He moved here at the start of this year. See
lots of people don\'t give me much thought cause me bein uneducated and havin a
Pa like I do an all. That all changed though, Sam was the type dat even liked
the niggers, so I be surprised if he thought of me differently than any other
(Paine 4).
Sam\'s family had\'nt got that much money either but his Pa sure was one
of them educated types. He was a lawyer and a judge and people looked up to him
for jus dat (Howard 5). Actually, speakin of money I had some myself, bout
6,000 dollars. Ya, I was rich ever since Tom and I had gotten them bandits.
Tell ya the truth, money did\'nt really mean much to me anyways cause I liked
livin simple an all. But some people spend all their time day dreamin bout the
stuff. Sam\'s Pa and Sam certainly had somethin in common then cause Judge
Clemens is always thinkin of all these ways to be prosper. And Sam jus day
dream bout what ever he could think of (Howard 11). Guess I would do the same
if I was forced to sit in a school house some days myself. Now your probably
thinkin why I said “most” in sted of all weekdays, well Sam did\'nt care for his
schoolin much and often played hooky (Paine 14). Ya see, cause of Sam\'s funny
personality he was often switched. Ol\'e Mrs. Elizabeth Horr could never forget
that mam\'s name. Ya see dat was Sam\'s teacher, he did\'nt think of her as that
though. In Sam\'s mind Mrs. Elizabeth was a jail keeper (Eaton 27). So we use
ta go in sit at the port. Hannibal, Mississippi was where we lived, an it was a
big river town (Encarta 1994). Sam loved them steam boats, he could sit dare an
look it em all day, and he usually did. Course me bein his best of friends was
always there wit em, did\'nt care for em much myself so Sam would always make up
stories, and adventures to says we was doin, when all we was really doin was
lookin at boats, and missin school of course.
Sam had many of brothers and sisters. I reckon he was never the lonely
type cause he had many of siblins. There was Pamela, who was eight years older
than ourselves. She was well schooled and all, I reckon she even liked it!
(Howard 5).