The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Essay

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was written by Mark Twain and published in December of 1884. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry Finn starts off with Miss.Watson taking care of Huck, who eventually gets kidnapped by his father. Huck fakes his death and escapes from his father, while on the run he finds Jim a runaway slave who is being blamed for Huck 's death. Huck and Jim team up and start their journey on the Mississippi River, where Huck is faced with many difficult decisions and comes to terms with himself. In Mark Twain 's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry Finn Matures through what society thinks is right and what Huckleberry 's own conscience tells him, shown by the friendships Huckleberry forms with Jim, Tom, Mary Jane, the Duke and the King. Throughout the book, Huck forms a friendship with Jim, this friendship helps Huck mature without him realizing it. When Huck first ran into Jim and found out Jim had ran away, Huck felt that helping Jim run away was wrong because he was a slave and said “Give a nigger an inch and he’ll take an ell”(146). When Huck said this he was saying what he thought about Jim and slaves at the time, and as time went on Huck kept thinking about Jim and how running away was wrong so he made a plan to turn him in and said “I’ll paddle ashore at the first light and tell”(Twain 146). But instead of doing “the right thing”. Huck followed his conscience and continued his journey with Jim. Near the end of the book,…

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