The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (110602)
Huck => the juvenile pariah
Tom's insight on human nature exceeds the understanding of other children.
Mississippi River => Twain's two works drew on his experiences on the Mississippi River.
Holy Grail = Holy Chalice 聖杯
"Spare the rod and spile the child." 不打不成器
Old Scratch: is a folk name for The Devil in the local legends of New England and pre-Civil War America.
conscience 良心; 是非感
Four Tragedies of Shakespeare:
Hamlet: Prince of Denmark
(Rosencrantz and Guildenstern)
"To be, or not to be..."
"Frailty thy name is women."
└>破碎 => fragile(adj.)
Othello => O. J. Simpson trial [the modern Othello] : I would take a bullet for her.
=> 黑人和白人的悲劇故事 (Desdemona)
=> Iago => Aladin
Macbeth Mac- => 愛爾蘭姓氏
Macbeth boasts that he has no reason to fear Macduff, for he cannot be killed by any man born of woman. Macduff declares that he was "from his mother's womb(剖腹生產)" and was not "of woman born.(自然生產)"
Job 14:1 -- "...man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble."
sequel 續集 (Ex. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that would follow Huck Finn through adulthood.)
Mormon Fundamentalist -- Salt Lake City of Utah
Excalibur: the legendary sword of King Arthur
"Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."