Moral Quotes In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

“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
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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 following society’s expectations. Most children in this time period have 2 parents that are not abusive, and they are not alcoholics. For Huck, it is the complete opposite, and his friends can tell which is depressing for …show more content…
The Grangerfords are an extremely wealthy family that live near the river. When Huck stumbles across their property he almost gets hurt by the dogs that they have guarding their house. When a man calls off the dogs Huck introduces himself to the stranger as George Jackson. Before making sure he wasn’t a Sheperdson and checking him for weapons, they let him into their house where Huck meets Buck. Huck realizes soon after he meets the Grangerfords, that this could have been his family in another life, had he been born into a wealthy and stable family. Huck and Buck have a long lost twin relationship which is why they get along so well in the novel. When Huck was exploring the house he came across morbid paintings of Emmeline, a deceased daughter. When he was reading some of Emmelines poetry he thinks to himself “Poor Emmeline made poetry about all the dead people when she was alive, and it didn’t seem right that there warn’t nobody to make some about her now that she was gone.” Which is why Huck decides to write a poem about her. After Buck gets killed in the middle of a fight between the two families Huck leaves with Jim once they find the raft they were traveling on. Huck never said anything about Buck after that because he doesn’t like to talk about this and had enough dreams about it as it is. The Grangerford family may be pleasant and respectable, but they live in a world full

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