The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Essay

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

When there is a variety people, whether they’re real or fictional, living in different circumstances will cause their attitudes or interpretations of life to differ. No two people see things the same way which means they are going to be affected differently. In the books The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Into the Wild, these differences in attitude are expressed through the actions of the characters and the results of those actions. Having different outlooks on life affects the actions of people and their common sense in different ways.

One positive character in The Adventures of Huck Finn is the protagonist, Huck. Even though he isn’t living the ideal life, it doesn’t have an effect on his attitude as a whole. He has a bad life living with his father, who is an abusive drunk, but doesn’t like living with the Widow and Ms.Watson either. He doesn’t let these unfortunate circumstances get to him, though. Instead of being depressed, Huck takes out his emotions on others by playing pranks and practical jokes on them. One example of this is in chapter fifteen, when Huck convinces Jim that he never drifted away on the raft. Huck says, “Gone away? Why, what in the nation do you mean? I hain’t been gone anywheres. Where would I go to?” Later, Jim responds, “But dog my cats ef it ain’tde powerfulest dream I ever see. En I hain’t ever had no dream b’fo’ dat’s tired me like dis one” (Twain 94-95). This is just one of many times that Huck has…

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