A Twainese Digression

Revisiting a classic is strange. Currently, I’m rereading ‘Huck Finn’ with my students. The redolent images captured from high school clearly don’t fill out this book. The hodge-podgy, pinball like story—one emulated far too often with unknowing protagonists shuffling into random, almost unconnected encounters—might be at fault here. But with ‘Huck,’ it seems more like … Continue reading A Twainese Digression