|Regionalism and Humor in Huck Finn
Effective message through dialect, regionalism, and humor in Mark Twain’s
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Some writers use dialect, regionalism, and humor in their literary works to enhance their themes. Mark Twain’s ability to write in the vernacular allows him to capitalize on humor and dialect. In the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the author conveys an effective message through dialect, regionalism, and humor in southern culture.
“No one in the early days of Clemens’ fame would have argued against the assertion that he emerged to prominence as a literary comedian, or as the phrase had it, ‘funny man’”(Blair 19). Mark Twain brought about a joy to a reader that no other could. In his own time he was known all over the world for his humor and other literary techniques. “In short, Mark Twain who emerges from this study is a man of letters practicing his art, a humorist who knows what he is doing and makin...