The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Essay

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If Huckleberry Finn had made different decisions, the novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” would be drastically different by the end. Huck’s decisions were not only affected by his own way of thinking, but they were also determined by outside forces. In the novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, Huck’s upbringing, other characters, and his own thoughts affect if he chooses the right or wrong action. Huck’s upbringing was not very structural, so he does not not know how people in society should act. Other characters, such as Tom and Miss Watson, also affect if Huck does the correct action. Lastly, Huck’s own way of thinking determines the path he will take. First, Huck’s upbringing affects how he performs decisions and if he goes with the moral decision, or the immoral one. Huck’s dysfunctional upbringing causes him to be oblivious of how society and society’s norms work. Huck’s father is not the best man, and when Huck tries to join Tom Sawyer’s gang, they say he has no family to sacrifice due to him having a father, “but you can 't never find him these days. He used to lay drunk with the hogs in the tanyard, but he hain 't been seen in these parts for a year or more"(Twain, 8). Huck has never had a father figure in his life due to the fact that his father was an alcoholic. He has never had anyone to teach him how the world works. Next, Huck communicates that “Pap he hadn 't been seen for more than a year, and that was comfortable for me; I didn 't…

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