In the adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck is portrayed as smart, non-religious, and a liar. In the adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck is a portrayed as smart. Huck is smart because he escapes by sawing a log off in the corner of a cabin and he floats down the river with the canoe. Huck fakes his own death by putting a dead pig in the river with blood and hair on it.
In the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Huck, the protagonist, deceives his family and friends to escape from his father’s shack. When Huck finds a Canoe on the river, he hides it from his father so that he could use it when he escapes. To get out of the shack, Huck cuts through the sides of the shack with a saw. However he puts “the piece of log back into its place and…two rocks under it …to hold it there” (40) in order to maintain the appearance that everything is normal. Huck knows that he would need food and other resources when he is alone, therefore he takes the valuable resources from the shack to the Canoe.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an American classic literature novel that was written by Mark Twain and published in the United Kingdom in 1884 before debuting in the United States in 1885. The novel is a sequel to the Mark Twain 's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and it has Huckleberry Finn or "Huck" as the main character narrating his ordeal in the first person. The plot setting is Mississippi River in the southern United States. The novel is an attempt to illustrate universal truths of racism and the societal struggle in humanization.
The Superstitious, and the Supernatural What is Superstition? Superstition is defined as “ a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event, or a practice based on such a belief. “ From beginning to end, superstition plays a big role in the characters of Huckleberry Finn, and is an ubiquitous theme throughout the novel. In this interpretation, Huck rebels against society, religion is a symbol for society, and huck uses his superstition as a mean to escape from it.
Mark Twain emphasizes the theme that a person's morals are more powerful than the corrupt influence of society in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Based on how Huck Finn views the world and forms his opinions, he does not know the difference between right and wrong. In the novel, Huck escapes civilized society. He encounters a runaway slave, Jim, and together they travel hopes of freedom. But along the way, Huck and Jim come across troubles that have Huck questioning his motives.
"Call this a govment! why, just look at it and see what it's like. Here's the law a-standing ready to take a man's son away from him—a man's own son, which he has had all the trouble and all the anxiety and all the expense of raising. Yes, just as that man has got that son raised at last, and ready to go to work and begin to do suthin' for HIM and give him a rest, the law up and goes for him. And they call THAT govment!”
In the beginning of the novel, we see that Huck is quick to deceive to save his own skin. However, on his travels, he learns that lying is not always the best choice and that it is morally correct to tell the truth. Again, an example is when Huck is participating in the King and the Duke’s swindle. While partaking in a plan to steal the girls’ will, Huck starts to feel uncomfortable. As he spends time with the girls, he sees how sweet they are, and one even starts to grow on him.
Huck Finn hates living in the home of the Widow Douglas because she is always “pecking” at him and attempting to “sivilize” him, she, imposes rules and regulations (“Don’t put your feet up there, Huckleberry,” “Don’t scrunch up like that,” “Set up straight”) . With new clothes to wear, and extreme ways to govern his daily life including and bells to order him, Huck finds domestic life with the Widow and her sister Miss Watson with restricting rules Huck, “felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead.” Then when Huck stayed with his drunken father Pap he also is provided with no real home. Huck is in an isolated cabin in the woods and Pap locks Huck inside and poses a threat with his rifle. Huck also hates Tom Sawyer’s gang of robbers that pretends
Think of what your family is like and how you live as a family. Maybe you have some pets and love your siblings. You could even live in a totally different family style. In the story “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, Huck lives with four different family styles and they have many similarities and differences between each family. Family is a main theme throughout the book.
While living on the river Huck discovers his true identity. After growing up in a household that accommodates to society’s standards, Huck is free from the consequences that derive from going against what is considered normal for the first time. Without the fears of judgement on the lonesome water, Huck begins to figure out who he really is and what he believes in. He uncovers a part of himself that he never knew before; a part that sees everyone as equal and cares for others.