The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

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What does "versmilitude" mean and how does it apply to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

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Verisimilitude refers to the attempt to make something fictional look as if it were real, or non fictional. In the case of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain attempts at creating a scenario and environment complete with characters and situations that add to the...

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