In the adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain, there are many ups and downs in the book that makes it very interesting and inspiring to read. People in the book inspired other characters to do certain things like Mrs. Watson to enslave Jim and Jim runs away. And Pap Finn who abuses his son Huck and has him run away. Pap Finn is the father of Huck Finn he’s an abusive father who is a southern white father and doesn’t own slaves but is racist and just terrible to African Americans. Pap influenced Huck to run away from his home because of a specific incident that happened in a shack. Huck tried to run away and Pap was very drunk and tried to kill Huck because he was attempting to sneak out. That’s a very big moment in the book because then Huck runs away and meets Jim and move on todo many things. Pap had a huge role in having Huck run away and going to a better place. Pap Finn is an interesting character in the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for the short amount of time he's in the book he influenced many things about Huck and how Huck reacts and runs away from Pap to live on his own. Many people can compare Pap Finn to an abusive father, an …show more content…
Pap is a free man who takes it for granted especially when he takes his anger on African Americans and his own son. He isn’t well educated but this quote by Huck is a hint towards Paps good side. “For what you want, above all things, on a raft, is for everybody to be satisfied, and feel right and kind towards others”. Huck never had that great of an education so how is this coming from his mouth. His dad must’ve told him about these things, since Pap has made many mistakes in life he has a good side to himself. Pap must’ve left his education for some reason Mark Twain doesn’t explain. So Pap doesn’t seem like a horrible person after all by teaching Huck that kindness to show other
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This essay will tell about Huck's wealthiness. He could not use his money in the beginning because his Pap came back. If his Pap would get his money he would be getting drunk every day. Since Huck would not give Pap his money Pap took him to an abandoned cabin. Huck escaped by planning his fake death.
In most stories some character goes through their own hero’s journey, in The Adventures of Huckleberry FInn the main character Huck goes on an adventure and goes through his own hero’s journey. Huck lives in the south in the midst of slavery, Huck is trying to escape his own abusive father when he meets once again with Jim, a runaway slave of Miss Watson, trying to get to Illinois. Huck Finn experiences the hero’s journey through The Call, Challenges, and the Transformation. First, Huck experiences the call of adventure when he is placed in custody with Miss Watson and Pap.
Pap tells Huck that there’s a lawsuit to get Huck taken away from him and go back to the widow, “This shook me up considerable, because I didn’t want to go back to the widow’s any more and be so cramped up and sivilized, as they called it” ( Twain 27). Huck is fed up with this town, he wants to be free and decides he
Pap is presented in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a character who will go to any extent he can to get what he wants. He is portrayed as authoritarian, and the type to be feared. He regularly puts himself first before others. He is willing to go to any measures to get what he wants, which further proves he is a selfish person. Huck is now recalling how his father used to treat him, and how widow Douglas had to step in to take care of him.
Kelly Meusborn AP Lit & Comp 12 31 August 2015 19th Century Novel: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn NOTE-TAKING TASKS: a) Huckleberry Finn runs away from his home and abusive father. He meets up with Jim, a runaway slave and together they set out on a journey on the Mississippi River. The encounter all sorts of people that lead Huck and Jim into trouble. Ultimately these characters and events help Huck form his own understanding on life and himself.
The irony that Pap is furious of Huck's new glorified social upstanding along with the money he has run into makes Pap jealous huck has a better life than he had. It's also ironic that pap did not get educated, and that huck is utilizing his education experience to his advantage to make his dad jealous. Growing up black in this time period meant you were going to become a slave. Jim was jealous of Huck for getting an education and being able to do whatever he wants, so when Jim finally decides to run away it's ironic that he was jealous that Huck was free and he wasn’t when he could have been this whole time; that's how this example fit in with the theme of jealousy. This book helped me understand how longing for something you don't have could affect your relationships and corrupt your views on people.
After living with Pap as a young boy and continually getting beat up, Huck looks for a way out. Huck shows early signs of maturity by escaping to Jackson’s Island while Pap is asleep and by covering the house in pigs blood to make it look as if he was murdered. While still in the very beginning of the novel, Huck has already matured tremendously. Another experience that Huck goes through is when Jim turns to Huck and says, “Pooty soon I 'll be a-shout 'n ' for joy, en I 'll say, it 's all on accounts o ' Huck; I 's a free man, en
Huck’s experiences of living with Pap impacted him in a negative way. For example, Huck’s thoughts on his relationship with his father are shown when he says, “Pap he hadn’t seen me for more than a year, and that was comfortable for me; I didn’t want to see him no more. He used to always whale me when he was sober and could get his hands on me; though I used to take to the woods most of the time when he was around” (Twain 21). Huck realizes that life will be easier away from his father because whether Pap was drunk or sober, Huck was always in a bad situation, either neglected or abused.
Pap comes into the story when Huck feels that something isn't right however it is affirmed by Jim's hairball. Twain generalizations Pap as the average inebriated and harsh "white refuse. " Pap needs Huck to quit attempting to improve instruction, quit showing signs of improvement garments, and to quit attempting to be superior to anything his dad. The incongruity is that Pap should be develop and cultivated, yet he doesn't need Huck to better himself.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic novel that takes the reader on a series of thrilling adventures full of life threatening situations, racism, and slavery. The author Mark Twain, uses the novel to highlight the flaws in society by creating a character like Huck, whose personal sense of morals and justice are more noble than those of the very people trying to civilize him. Throughout this captivating novel Huck endures his fair share of trouble and morally challenging decision but he always comes out on top by following his heart and doing what he feels to be right.
But when Pap disappears, the Widow Douglas and Miss Watson take Huck in and attempt to civilize him by giving him new, clean clothes, teaching him to read and write, and teaching him manners. Huck’s immaturity is evident in the beginning of the story with accounts of Huck’s shenanigans with Tom. He ruins his fresh clothes, sneaks out at night, gets in fights, joins a “robber gang”, and goes on adventures with his friends. His actions show that his morals aren't present and he could care less about trying to do the right thing and be a good boy for the Widow and Miss Watson.
At many points early in the book, Miss Watson tries to make Huck more proper. Miss Watson would say, “Don’t put your feet up there Huckleberry”(Twain 3). Huck gets sick of hearing Miss Watson and Widow Douglas nag at him so he sets out for freedom from society. But before Huck gets the freedom he has longed for, Pap interferes and makes things difficult for some time. Although Pap takes
All Huck needs is to believe in himself and not worry about any family. Pap is a terrible father to Huck “he is a monster, a vicious child abuser Mark Twain and Manhood 101 nouncing how the law could stand between him and "a man 's own son, which he has had all the trouble and all the anxiety and all the expense of raising," but actually bemoaning his inability to grab Huck 's money. Pap 's only sense of worth comes from asserting his meager white supremacy” (Obenzinger 101). Huck would rather act as though he was dead than live a life with a man like Pap as his father. After Pap finally comes back to see Huck and decides that he wants to live with him Huck starts to get uneasy.
In Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry Finn and a runaway slave Jim are two people that cross paths and become friends. Huck is a boy escaping society and society's morals. Jim is also escaping from society's laws to gain his freedom. Jim and Huck develop a close relationship during their journey on the raft and the relationship could be viewed as a father-son relationship.