The Relationship Between Huckleberry Finn And Jim: How Does Huck See Jim?

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The Impact of Slavery
An ongoing theme portrayed by the four sources was how intolerance versus humanity was involved with slavery during this time. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn novel, the setting is Pre-Civil War, where slavery was still legal. This showed many aspects of intolerance and why people broke the rules because of the way Jim, the slave, was treated. In the DBQ Packet, The Relationship Between Huckleberry Finn and Jim: How Does Huck See Jim?, the theme of intolerance is dragged on with information of the relationship status knowing that Jim was a runaway slave. In the time article, From Romanticism to Realism 1855-1870, it shows that slavery was what divided the nation. This divide was most recognized between the intolerance in the South and the humanity in the North. Another source that shows how intolerance and humanity during this time was handled was an article written by Richard Lacayo about
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In this packet, in some ways, the question about why people break the rules is answered. Huck is mostly in the wrong because he takes Jims side and helps Jim strive for freedom. In a way, this is very wrong and Huck struggled with doing the right thing or doing best by Jim. In other ways though, Huck was very happy to see Jim and to encounter him and had him to tag along with, no matter the consequences. “... I took it up, and held it in my hand. I was trembling because I’d got to decide, forever, betwixt two things, and I knowned it. I studied a minute, sort of holding my breath, and then says two myself: “All right, then, I’ll go to hell” -and tore it up” (Document E). This is a time in the novel that shows how Huck battled with intolerance and humanity. Huck could’ve done right and ratted Jim out to Miss Watson, but instead, Huck realized the care that he actually had for Jim. This shows how slavery had an affect on why people broke the

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