The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Find a description and identify the mood created by the descriptions.

Toward the end of chapter 7 and in chapter 8, there are a number of descriptions of the river and the river bank, especially at night.

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River descriptions-

Chapter 7-

"how far a body can hear on the water such nights!" (mood is eerie and surreal)

"big river and the black driftwood" (mood is lonely/ isolated)

Chapter 8-

"a mile wide there, and it always looks pretty on a summer morning" (moos is happy)

"I see the moon go off watch, and the darkness begin to blanket the river," (mood is peaceful)


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