How Does Huck Finn Morally Mature

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Although Huck seems to morally and ethically mature throughout the two-thirds of the novel, for the most part, as he is isolated from society, his development cannot be confirmed as permanent. Huck spends most of his time exploring islands with Jim, crossing rivers on the raft, and visiting various towns with two conman. Overall, Huck does not have enough substantial interactions with society for a long time. As Huck is a teenager, his values are constantly changing and developing, and he is vulnerable to his surroundings. When Huck and Jim are in isolation at various islands, Huck is free from society’s influence. Thus, it is natural and easy for Huck to empathize with Jim, who serves as Huck’s parental figure. Whenever Huck comes in contact
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