The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Essay

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“…I learnt the best way to get along with his kind of people is to let them have their own way.” (Twain 147) Throughout Huck’s journey he encounters many obstacles, tough decisions and a various amount of people. Huck was not a typical kid being raised properly by white folks around this time. When he is kidnapped by his drunken father, he learns he wants a better life. As he ventures off, he comes in contact with a runaway he knew from back home, and this is where their journey starts together. Throughout the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck builds relationships with many people and in doing so, he learns right from wrong.
So far in the book Huckleberry Finn, we have learned a lot about Huck and his personality already; especially his changes in beliefs. He talked about how Miss Watson wanted him to start praying, and it was something he did not find interest in. When he first attempted to pray, just so he could say he did, it resulted in “Then Miss Watson took me in the closet and prayed, but nothing come of it”. Miss Watson said that if he did pray and whatever he asked for he would get (Twain 14). The first time Huck prayed he did get a fish-line, but not the hooks that he needed to fish. After attempting to pray multiple times for the fish hooks he needed, Huck soon began to lose hope and gave up praying (Twain 14).
When Pap, Huck’s father, kidnaps him, it brings Huck back to his past when being around his father. The life his father gives…

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