How does Mark Twain portray Aunt Polly as a realistic, believable character? A) Twain makes her a cruel, unforgiving, and unmerc
iful tyrant of Tom's home life. B) Aunt Polly is clearly a shallow, judgmental, unkind woman who hates Tom and his antics. C) Twain gives her a stern but compassionate personality and a distinctive dialectal voice. D) Aunt Polly is portrayed as a secretive, paranoid woman who worries too much about everything in her life.
C) Twain gives her a stern but compassionate personality and a distinctive dialectal voice.
Mark Twain often used Realism in many of his works in order to make it easier for audience and readers to relate to his stories, he did this by creating characters that were round, that weren´t black or white, and that talked in dialects and used normal-everyday expressions, with Aunt Polly he gave her a distinctive dialectal voice, that made her sound real, like any aunt you could have, and a stern but compassionate personality, this makes her realistic and believable cause chances are, you have an aunt just like Aunt Polly.