Essay on A Study Guide Chapter 1-15

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Huckleberry Finn- Study guide chapters 1-15
I think Huck in many ways is a rebel. Huck is also adventurous and doesn 't worry what influence the world has on his freedom. Huck has positive qualities like being adventurous, but his negative qualities of being a rebel and not having a care in the world tend to hurt him. In chapter 1 Huck shows his rebel side by saying “The Widow Douglas, she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time, considering how dismal regular and decent the widow was in all her ways; and so when I couldn’t stand it no longer, I lit out. I got into my old rags, and my sugar-hogshead* again, and I was free and satisfied(pg 1-2).” When Huck has had enough he goes back to his old ways and doesn 't care what others want or think because Huck likes the way he is and doesn 't want it to change. Huck goes on many adventurous journeys but the one that sticks out the most is when he escaped with Jim down the river. “Quick, Jim, it ain’t no time for fooling around and moaning; there’s a gang of murderers in yonder, and if we don’t hunt up their boat and set her one of ‘em in a bad fix-for the Sheriff ‘ll get ‘em(pg 73).” Huck has quite the adventure when he spots a wrecked boat and explores it. But Huck’s carelessness of not being aware of the consequences that come with helping a slave. The carelessness could hurt Huck’s freedom that he holds dear.
Huck is living with Widow Douglas and she is trying…

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