Analysis Of The Book ' The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn ' By Alejandro Jodorowsky

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“Everyone of us is a perfect human being, deformed by the family, the society, and the culture.” Quoted by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Huckleberry Finn, the main character of the book, demonstrates one part of an epic adventure between his own heart and the society he lives in. It evidently states that Huck 's heart is in the right place and he can tell that society 's heart isn 't. His own deformed conscience was because of his community 's backwards outlook on the world. In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain has Hucks two conflicts clash, which is his kind hearted personality, and deformed conscience criticize society. In this clash between the two his heart is triumphant.
Although towards the end of the book his heart won over his conscience, it took time for that to happen. The overall influence that started to deform Huck 's conscience was society and it’s values. Pap is a symbol of this society and he is the largest influence on Huck. Twain implies that Huck’s heart is in the right place, but the cruel society that he lives in has twisted his conscience, which gives him bad advice, into something that it 's not. For instance, in this quote by Huck “ Pap said it warn’t no harm for borrowing things...but the widow said it warn’t anything but a soft name for stealing and no decent body would do it.” The widow is implying that Pap is an awful influence on him, and Huck is going to end up like him if he doesn’t start making the right choices and not…

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