Huck Finn: A True Hero

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At the end of his adventure, Huck Finn is a hero when he saves Jim from slavery. The book does not have an entirely happy ending. Huck Finn does save Jim from slavery, but Jim’s family is still enslaved. However, Huck is celebrated as a hero for defending his friend even though Jim’s ethnicity is different than Huck’s. Jim is incredibly thankful for Huck doing this and thanks Huck with all of his energy. Kuusisto would have wished to have been someone’s hero. Kuusisto would have wished for a reliable friend, but reading about someone similar to himself saving someone from slavery would be inspiring for Kuusisto. Kuusisto would have believed that he could save someone fro, torture because Huck, an outsider, did. Huck being a hero would be empowering

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