Home / Guided Primary Source Analyses / Featured Source: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Guided Primary Source Analyses Featured Source: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn November 30, 2011March 15, 2020 Henry, Everett. "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the Book by Mark Twain." 1959. Book excerpt: "The first thing to see, looking away over the water, was a kind of dull line--that was the woods on t'other side--you couldn't make nothing else out; then a pale place in the sky; then more paleness, spreading around; then the river softened up, away off, and wasn't black any more, but grey; you could see little dark spots drifting along, ever so far away--trading scows and such things; and long black streaks--rafts . . . and by and by you could see a streak on the water which you know by the look of the streak that there's a snag there in a swift current which breaks on it and makes the streak look that way; and you see the moist curl up off the water, and the east reddens up. . . ."