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“I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead”
This shows Huck’s attitude and feeling when he is staying with the widow. He becomes lonely and wishes for companionship in his dull life. He feels like he has no friends and the adults only scold him.
“Pap always said it warn’t no harm to borrow things, if you was meaning to pay them back, sometime; but the widow said it warn’t anything but a soft name for stealing, and no decent body would do it.”
Huck has trouble deciding what to do. He has conflicting thoughts based on what he has learned from his father and the widow. The conflicting opinions of the mentors in his life cause internal struggles within …show more content…
Would you a done any different? Did you inquire around for him, when you got loose? I don't remember it."
This shows how Huck is treated differently now and that the Duke and Prince have a bad effect on him. His views are changed through an external influence such as these two
“That’s just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don’t want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain’t no disgrace. That was my fix exactly.”
Huck learns his lesson the hard way learning that stealing is wrong. He thinks taking Jim is wrong but he still wants to keep him. He realizes that he is evil like to his father and he doesn’t want to be like him.
“Ther’s ben a dozen a-helpin’ that nigger…A dozen says you! ---forty couldn’t a done everything that’s been done. Look at them case-knife saws and things, how tedious they’ve been made; look at that bed-leg sawed off with ‘m, a week’s work for six men”
This proves how much Huck and Tom have done and how fast rumors spread. This shows how many things that people investigate, the conclusion often changes and the facts change to matcth their needs. This also shows how ambitious tom is to wnat to do more through his