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    Huckleberry Finn is recognized as a nobler person when not exposed to the hypocrisy of civilization. Someone who is noble shows fine personal qualities and high moral principles, something that Huck Finn did not do very often when in public constraints. In Mark Twain’s historic novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck is seen as a more noble character when not faced to the hypocrisy of civilization when he protects Jim from slave hunters, and acts out against a crime. However, Huck is less noble when he is exposed to the real world by hiding his identity on several different occasions. One of the most noble and brave things Huck Finn does when not exposed to the hypocrisy of civilization is when he protects Jim, a slave, from a couple…

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    The character Huckleberry Finn represents many of the important themes and lessons taught distributed throughout the novel. A major theme that was important was the theme of the conflict between "civilized life" and "natural life". Huckleberry was raised as an orphan, who enjoyed being by himself at the worst of times. Sleeping in barns, being in the center of a lake for heavy thinking, etc. Throughout the book he was attempted to become civilized for a while. Such as attending school and…

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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer are considered two novels that other writers based their novels on due to the overarching themes. Two novels that have some of the same themes are Catcher in the Rye and Bastard out of Carolina. Both these novels share the themes of youth, religion, and family with the Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. However, each theme may be portrayed in a different way for each of these four novels. Youth is a theme in all…

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    Huckleberry Finn and I have very similar characteristics and I will tell you about some of them. One of the first ones is that we both hate school with a passion. Huck is forced to go to school when he doesn’t want to go and that’s similar to my situation. One of the differences about me and Huck is that we have different types of fathers. My dad is a very hard working and loving dad but of the other hand Huck’s father is a drunk bum who drinks every day and doesn’t work. Another difference…

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    Huckleberry Finn Conflicts

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    Huckleberry Finn and Jim are new to the place and they fail to locate the mouth of the Ohio. They continue their voyage but their steamboat crashes down and both are separated unfortunately the next night. Huckleberry Finn is at the home of the kindly Grangerfords, a family of Southern aristocrats locked in a harsh and childish dispute with a neighboring clan, the Shepherdsons. The elopement of a Grangerford daughter with a Shepherdson son results in a gun fight in which a lot of people in the…

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    Samuel Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain, is famous for being an American writer and the inventor of beloved characters such as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Twain is well known for his politically charged, humorous writing along with his satire. Unlike his contemporaries of his time, Twain wrote in common language, forever capturing the American South in the early 19th century (Bibliography of Mark Twain). Unfortunately, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is remembered more for its…

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    The ending of stories are meant to deliver meaningful messages to the audience, evoking powerful emotions. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the last part of the story deviates from a story about the close bond Huckleberry Finn and Jim, a runaway slave share on their journey to one about the childish stunts, Huck and his old friend, Tom Sawyer, attempt to pull of in order to save Jim from captivity. The ending of the story disappoints the reader because Huck reverses,…

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    if the society is faulty. They can do this in several ways such as protesting and meeting together to voice their concerns. Another common way to bring notice to these flaws is through literature. One of the authors that has used literature in this way is Mark Twain. He wrote The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to criticize the romanticism that he saw in his own society in the South. In this particular work, Mark Twain uses the characters of Tom Sawyer, the new judge, and Huckleberry Finn to…

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    Huckleberry Finn Debate

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    Racism, lies, swears and even murder. These are just a few of the controversial topics covered in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Throughout the story, characters such as Huck and Jim often struggle with these topics, and the way they deal with them fuels the plot of the novel and drives the story forward. These controversial topics have sparked debates around the world, primarily on the topic of if the novel should be banned from a class’s curriculum or a school. Many classes…

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    In the story Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, despite the white, closed minded society that Huck grew up in, he ultimately discovered his morality throughout his journey with Pap, Jim, and the duke / king, by lying, learning from his mistakes, and figuring out how to truly care for other people. To start off, the main character, Huckleberry Finn, grew up into his teen years surrounded by a white society, and an abusive father, that had very negative, racist thoughts about people of…

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