Published February 5, 2006
by ICON Reference .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (AmazonClassics Edition) - Kindle edition by Twain, Mark. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (AmazonClassics Edition)/5(). Read Tom Sawyer by author Mark Twain, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer PREFACE M OST of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred; one or two were experiences of my own, the rest those of boys who were schoolmates of mine. Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual — he is a combination of the characteristics ofFile Size: KB. “Adventures of Tom Sawyer” is a novel that can be considered autobiography as it is based on the experiences of Mark Twain. The book wasn’t written at once. The first part was written in the winter of , the second part in the spring of and the final part in .
About The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Introduction. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, first published in , is a child's adventure story; it is also, however, the story of a young boy's transition into a young some ways, it is a bildungsroman, a novel whose principle subject is the moral, psychological, and intellectual development of a youthful main character. One day, while Tom and Huck are looking for buried treasure, they explore an old abandoned house. When two men arrive, the boys are trapped upstairs. One man is Injun Joe in disguise. The two criminals retrieve a box of silver coins they had concealed and then, by chance, discover a horde of gold coins that had been buried by some outlaws long. The book is told through the eyes of a child, increasing the interest of the book. Everything seems filled with danger, and every odd and end is a treasure to behold. If you want a story that will enchant your every emotion, and makes you feel like you were just a child, pick up "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain. You won't be Cited by: 5. Most of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred; one or two were experiences of my own, the rest those of boys who were schoolmates of mine. Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual—he is a combination of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Summary. The first time we meet Tom Sawyer, he's in Aunt Polly's pantry, stealing from the jam jar. This is only the beginning of his rascally adventures. Tom narrowly escapes being hit by Polly, then plays hooky for the rest of the day. The book that introduced the world to the iconic American characters of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, this novel by Mark Twain follows the mischievous exploits of the two young boys, who find themselves in situations both humorous and dangerous. Never short of ways to stir up trouble in his hometown on the Mississippi River, Tom uses his wits to get both 4/5(). Though The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is sometimes avoided -- even banned -- because of its racist language, the book also offers life lessons. Tom is a rascal with a conscience and a loving heart; Twain teaches readers that many times children's careless antics are natural; a child can misbehave and still be "good" inside.5/5. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can.