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1) From: Brian Kamnetz
Would "Huckleberry" be the origin of the name "Huck Finn"?
On 9/26/07, DJ Garcia  wrote:
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2) From: Paul Martin
That was a berry good guess!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Huckleberry_Finn- Paul
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3) From: Brian Kamnetz
A bit more:
By virtue of its lowly status, however, huckleberry was chosen for the
title role in one of the most renowned of American novels, Mark
Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), starring a
character introduced in a supporting role in The Adventures of Tom
Sawyer (1876). "No, one doesn't name his characters haphazard," Twain
told an interviewer in 1895. "Finn was the real name of the other boy,
but I tacked on the 'Huckleberry.' You see, there was something about
the name 'Finn' that suited, and 'Huck Finn' was all that was needed
to somehow describe another kind of a boy than 'Tom Sawyer,' a boy of
lower extraction or degree."
fromhttp://www.answers.com/topic/huckleberry?cat=healthBrian
On 9/26/07, Paul Martin  wrote:
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4) From: Brian Kamnetz
Quite a detailed account of how Twain may have arrived at the name
"Huckleberry" Finn:http://tinyurl.com/yqwwv7Brian
On 9/26/07, Brian Kamnetz  wrote:
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