Huck Finn Freedom Quotes

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Huck Finn Essay Wrapped in chains and held in bondage, freedom shall prevail. This is the situations that occurs in the novel Huck Finn. Huck Finn is a novel that tells about the adventures of a young teenager, Huck, alongside a runaway slave, Jim. The novel tells about their ups and downs and their times of freedom and their time of slavery and bondage. Everyone in life deserves nothing less than freedom and no matter their color of skin, age, or religion everyone deserves nothing less. The novel uses experiences, people, and symbols to convey the message of freedom. To begin, Experience is the best teacher anyone can have. Twain uses experiences all throughout Huck Finn to convey his message of freedom. While Huck’s alcoholic father was away, Huck saws his way out of the cabin he was locked in and escapes to freedom. While describing the escape in the novel Huck said, “I waited till I reckoned he had got a good start; then I out with my saw and went to work on that log again. Before he was t’other side of the river I was just a speck on the water away off yonder” (Twain 32). This quote tells the reader how Huck escapes from the cabin. This experience shows that Huck deserved freedom from the abuse of his father. Huck has to earn his freedom by sawing his way out, without this …show more content…

The symbol of Miss Watson’s will represents what gave Jim the power to be free. Twain tells this to the reader when he says, “Old Miss Watson died two months ago, and she was ashamed she was ever going to sell him down the river, and said so; and she set him free in her will” (Twain 289). This quote explains how Miss Watson was ashamed of what she had done to Jim so in her will she gave him the power to be released from slavery. This quote also shows the reader that without the will Jim would have never been truly free. Jim deserved freedom just as much as any man, and thanks to the will he got

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