Mark Twain’s character Tom Sawyer was set in the pre-civil war era when technology was virtually non-existent. People lived without electricity, running water, automobiles or telephones. Instead of watching television or playing video games, children needed to find ways to amuse themselves. Tom and his buddy Huck Finn were adventuresome young rascals and got themselves into some sketchy situations. If only he had access to Twitter, perhaps these are 10 things Tom Sawyer would have tweeted.
Tom Sawyer sure would have been some adventuritter! The trouble is there don’t seem to be any kids having real adventures like Huck Finn and Tom anymore. They’re too busy getting their make-believe thrills from video games and movies. Kids don’t spend much time outside experiencing reality and heaven forbid that their parents would let them spend that much time unsupervised even if they wanted to. Oh well. Maybe they need to come up with Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn video games.← 10 Things George Washington Would Have Tweeted 10 Awesome Sites About Old School Cartoons →