How Does Huck Finn Affect His Morality

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In the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates many central questions for his reader to consider. One of these questions is since Huck grew up less civilized than normal children, does this affect his morality? In the story Huck has an alcoholic, abusive father he tried escaping from. His childhood was not that same as most other children who had a full family and a single home. But, this didn’t affect his morality, it might have made him a better person. Jim makes this point by saying “‘Dah you goes de ole true Huck; de only white genlman dat ever kep’ his promise to ole Jim’” (p. 92). When Jim says he is the only white gentleman that has ever kept a promise shows that Huck respects Jim as a person, unlike other people
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