Examples Of Discovery In Huckleberry Finn

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Synthesis Essay-Huck Finn- Exploring Self-Discovery Clinical psychologist Eileen Kennedy-Moore once said that “The path of development is a journey of discovery that is clear only in retrospect, and it’s rarely a straight line.” We are all able to experience ourselves as unique and separate individuals no matter how society views us. Self discovery allows one to be who they are truly are and to believe in their own beliefs. Mark Twain sends Huck on a journey of self discovery and finds his own moral compass that is separate from that of society. Is the story of Huckleberry Finn in its entirety based on childhood and adventure, or the progress of race? Childhood is a time of risk and freedom, children should not be treated with disdain because intelligence is not restricted to test scores, it is open to specific patterns of mental and physical actions; therefore Huck Finn has grown and changed through his own process by recognizing his own moral values that emerge from childhood innocence seen with the corruption around him. An influential Swiss psychologist named Jean Piaget once said that “The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge, but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men” and women “who are capable of doing new things.” We can understand that “the disconnection between our children’s inner lives and the process of raising and teaching them” is quite terrifying because many place these separate
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