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Huck’s Language. Double Negatives. “We couldn’t seem to do nothing right.”. Misplaced Pronouns. “The Duke he fretted and sweated around.”. Wrong Pronoun Case. “So me and the Duke…”. Wrong Verb Tense. “I was good and glad when midday come.”. Subject/Verb Agreement.

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Huck’s Language

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Huck’s Language


Double Negatives

“We couldn’t seem to do nothing right.”


Misplaced Pronouns

“The Duke he fretted and sweated around.”


Wrong Pronoun Case

“So me and the Duke…”


Wrong Verb Tense

“I was good and glad when midday come.”


Subject/Verb Agreement

“We judged they was studying up some kind of worse deviltry than ever.”


Mispronunciation

“Another time they tried to go at yellocution.”


Slang/Regional Colloquialisms

“I might as well go the whole hog.”


Descriptive Figurative Language

“I lit out and shook reefs out of my hind legs, and spun down the river road like a deer.”

“We begun to come to trees with Spanish moss on them, hanging down from limbs like long, gray beards.”


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