Hank Morgan Most of the novel is presented as Hank's journal about his time in the sixth century, which he presents to Twain in the nineteenth century.
Such detachment is certainly necessary in a great war general; Grant's willingness to engage in combat, while harboring no love for it, was the reason he finally replaced George McClellan et al.
In A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Twain takes the more difficult path by having two cultures converge in the life of one complex character.In the case of a novel like A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, it would be easy to sympathize with their sense of alienation. This is the voice of the author who writes about the carnage of the Battle of the Sand-Belt. Apparently a dark cloud hung over the novel's ending from the start of its composition. Twain then helped support his family by going to work as a printer's apprentice. Barry: A Stylistic Approach to A Connecticut Yankee Of the many approaches that Barry offers when analyzing literature, one of the most obviously related forms, aside from the obvious socio-political implications, is the style and language which Twain so masterfully uses to create a medieval mood and tone to his work. As a result, they send troops to take over the country. Divine Right By putting Hank into the royal court, Twain directly addresses the question of the rights and responsibilities of King Arthur. Take, for example, Hank's description of the scene outside his electric fences: One could make out but little detail; but he could note that a black mass was piling itself up beyond the second fence.
Twain explains newspapers as being essential to any civilized society. The above passage was originally followed by an even more graphic image describing "some trifle over 4, pounds of meat, that is, knights" on the battlefield; this phrasing was later deleted.
Other knights rise to challenge Hank.
More personal details, such as mention of his family, are inserted almost apologetically within the text. It is a standard stranger-in-a-strange-land myth, a variation on the old fish-out-of-water formula, which throws its protagonist into an unfamiliar environment and studies how he reacts to what he finds there and how the people there react to him.
The king finally figures out that these boys have escaped, and he feels that he must do something about recapturing them. When Hank sees problems, he sets about fixing them, which is a huge improvement over the people who are accustomed to accepting their troubles because of tradition or fear.