The Transformation Of Huckleberry Finn

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In “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” the protagonist Huck goes through an indescribable transformation that further developed his morals about making life defining decisions. In the beginning of the novel, Huck is undermined by the town due to the actions of his father; Huck has no aspirations or any idea of the direction he is heading in. Huck is simply just moral less child.
Huck was known as the “son of the town drunk”, yet he never let this come in the way of his relationships with others. Huckleberry had always enjoyed lingering with his gang of friends. These friends…. well they were the classic childhood friends you’d expect a kid to have. The archetypal friends that you would play with in a primitive game of “tag”, the quintessential
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This person not only helped Huck expand his perspective on paramount issues, moreover he was also essential for the thriving of Huck’s success through his personal odyssey. This person was Jim, he was the pivotal moment in Huck’s Success. Jim was a real life lesson in the making. Jim was the key for Huck to find his sense of morality. Huck was extremely fortunate to have encountered Jim, a stowaway slave running because of his fear of being sold. He was owned by Miss Watson, but due to Tom’s insane imagination of creating an adventure out of this, Jim was under the belief that he was going to be sold so he escaped. Huck and Jim go on many adventures together from finding a bogus king to a raft they basically referred to as home. Throughout these adventures, Huck is faced with some life changing scenarios, In which one he could continue to be selfish such as offering up Miss Watson to the gang or he could be conscious about the effects his actions have such as the steamboat incident. Jim played a big role in these moral developments by offering support and an example. Huck could have given Jim up to the society for being a runaway but he chose not to because of loyalty. Huck could have left these criminals to die in the river but he chose not to because of forgiveness. He could have allowed society influence him to take these absurd actions against Jim but he didn’t. Huck preferred to be “uncivil” if it meant believing slavery wasn’t right, although he also believed that hiring an abolitionist was wrong to steal what was referred to in this era as “property”. The point here was that even though Huck and Jim had some differences, Huck was able to compromise and think. Huck began to develop a sense of humanity, he was now cautious about his decisions. The reason for this development was Jim; Jim was a moral guide for Huck to be able to undergo this

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