Huck Finn Character Analysis

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There are many great supporting characters throughout literature but Jim from the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is an amazing major character that supplies the book with conflict, themes and a lesson all of us could take notes from. In the 1830s and St. Petersburg Missouri, Mrs. Watson’s slave named Jim is a empathetic, superstitious, and strong man was separated from his family through slavery and after hearing about how he was going to be sold to a different master he ran away to escape out of fear for the new master. He ends up on Jackson island and runs into Huckleberry Finn the protagonist. Jim is a major character that encompasses much of the story. He brings up many great and important themes and lessons for the protagonist and the reader. He is like many amazing characters in other stories and has a lot of their good sides and characteristics. Jim is an great character and he shows the reader a window into when people were judged on their appearance, and despite this how character could still carry meaning.

Jim is a major character and serves as Huck’s companion throughout the majority of the book. He can be viewed as a dynamic and round character because of how the book presents him. He can be called dynamic because we only learn of his fatherly side, his trusting nature, and pure compassion through Huck who finds this out by traveling with him down the river. He can be called round because these traits give him more depth as we learn
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