Essay on The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain

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Rough Draft of Huck Finn Essay

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a narrative realism novel, written by Mark Twain, and published in 1884. Based in several small towns along the Mississippi River, the main character, Huckleberry Finn goes through a series of events that will dramatically change his life, his morality, and his conscience. He is constantly having a battle between his upbringing and his conscience through events like; faking his death, witnessing a family feud, wondering around with Jim, and having to be around the Duke and King.
Through his fake death, Huck shows a lot of courage despite the way that he was raised. Faking his death takes a lot of bravery, through doing this, he stands up to Pap, Huck 's father. “I’ll take you down a peg before I get done with you.” (Twain 19) Pap is truly an evil person and dad. Huck knows and fears that if he does not do something soon, Pap will eventually ‘take [him] down a peg,’ meaning he will beat him severely and take down his ego. Knowing this, it takes a lot of bravery to stand up to this kind of monster. Despite the way that Pap is, he is able to show Huck what not to do to anyone. By that Huck is able to grow morally. “Now was the first time that I begun to worry about the men—I reckon I hadn’t had time to before. I begun to think how dreadful it was, even for murderers, to be in such a fix. I says to myself, there ain’t no telling but I might come to be a murderer myself yet, and then how would I like it?”…

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