The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By William Twain Essay

1363 Words Sep 2nd, 2016 6 Pages
When talking about who Huckleberry Finn is, it is important to include the different pieces and parts that add up to who he is as a whole. This novel was unique to others that I have read because of the first-person point of view. It gave the reader an insight into what Huck was thinking rather than just guessing characteristics from his actions. From his thoughts and actions Huck’s personality circled around his immaturity, morality, and the idea that he doesn’t fit into the time period. From the beginning to the end of the novel Huckleberry’s immaturity was noticeable. His dislike of staying with the widow was caused by him not wanting to be “sivilized”. It became apparent to the reader that Huck meant what he said about being civilized when he was staying with his father. With his father he could smoke and curse without a word from his father about his inappropriate behavior. He enjoyed staying with his father, he even went as far as to say “I didn’t want to go back to the widow’s any more and be so cramped up and sivilized” (Twain 26). The reader also got a glimpse at Huck’s immaturity from this quote because he would rather stay with a man, his father, who beats his than be safe with the widow with some restrictions. Both the widow and Huck’s father play a role in Huck’s immaturity. The widow makes him realize that he does not ever want to be sivilized like all the other people around him, he want to be unique and independent. On the flip side, Huck’s father shows…

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