Friendship Quotes In Huck Finn

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Friendship as Portrayed in the Book the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn This story holds a moral teaching that true friendship in human beings is ineptly achieved despite the numerous hurdles that the relationship may need to overcome. Huck’s story depicts true friendship that existed between Huck and Jim despite their differences and fates in life. Jim is the slave owned by Miss Watson, a sister to Huck’s adopted mother Widow Douglas (Twain, 12). The mere aspect of a black slave having a strong bond with a white boy was unimaginable during these times. Their friendship sets out the entire plot of the story through their life journey of overcoming hardships as they strove for the betterment of their own lives. Friendship is achievable in human …show more content…

However, he is kidnapped by his father who mistreats him and confines him to a cabin along the river (Twain, 34). This situation is the basis of their fugitive lifestyle as Huck reunites with Jim, who is also escaping from his captivity. The two get the opportunity to share with each other and their bond is made even stronger as they are faced with similar aspects of living life while on the run. Their journey along the Mississippi River, through Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas are full of adventure as they travel seeking their refuge place. Jim aspires to reach another southern state that is free of slavery practices and hopes to someday buy freedom for the rest of his family. Huck aspires to find a more fulfilling life for himself free of limitations either from his guardians or …show more content…

Their friendship enables them to overcome each of their tribulations as they make sacrifices for each other when called for. Huck, as a trickster from his early age, manipulates each of their situations for their own good and even succeeds in liberating his friend from being taken back to captivity (Twain, 102). If indeed the measure of friendship is valued by the way the other person makes you feel about yourself, then Huck and Jim had an expensive asset in their

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