The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - online book

Complete illustrated version of Mark Twain's classic book.

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In this book a number of dialects are used, to wit : the Missouri negro dia­lect ; the extremest form of the backwoods South-Western dialect; the ordinary " Pike-County" dialect; and four modified varieties of this last. The shadings have not been done in a hap-hazard fashion, or by guess-work ; but pains-takingly, and with the trustworthy guidance and support of personal familiarity with these several forms of speech.
I make this explanation for the reason that without it many readers would suppose that all these characters were trying to talk alike and not succeeding.