Huck Finn Literary Analysis

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Prompt Huck broke some of the laws of his society but seemed to understand there were moral laws which must be obeyed. Did he struggle with the decision about whether to turn in Jim to demonstrate moral courage or simple lawlessness? How does Twain convey this to the reader?
As always, support your argument with appropriate quotes from the text. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was a very intriguing novel written by Mark Twain.
The novel portrayed a story about slavery and Huckleberry Finn (Huck) who wanted to experience freedom from the constraints of people and authority. This Literary Analysis essays will convey insight
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it portrayed moral courage or simple lawlessness. As well as how Mark Twain cleverly conveys that to us readers.
To begin, Huck escapes the cabin his father had locked him away in by sawing a hole in the wall he also takes all the food and anything else he thinks might be of use to him or towards his journey and hides it all in a canoe he discovered earlier. Hastily while Huck’s father is still gone he kills a pig and spreads the blood all over the house to make it seem as though it killed him and set out to Jackson’s island where he discovered a live campfire while in search for food.
This lead Huck to search for others on the island as he soon realizes he was not alone. A few minutes into his search he discovers Jim, a simple and trusting runaway slave. After convincing
Jim that he is not a ghost Huck was thoroughly surprised to find out that Jim had ran away because he found out that he would soon be sold into slavery down south. Even though Huck says that if people were to find out they “would call me a low-down Abolitionist and
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This protection was needed to shield them from bad weather, lurking danger, or simply to provide them shelter and a place to rest. They spent several days travelling down river and developed a routine whereby they would hide by day and travel by night. Huck soon found himself contemplating whether he should turn Jim in or remain loyal to the fact that he said he would do no such thing. Huck appeared to have compassion towards Jim because in some ways he could relate being as though his home environment was not the best situation either. Although Huck was surrounded by slaveowners as he grew up, he decided to make his own decisions regarding the way he would treat Jim. The decision to treat Jim this way was an extreme act of moral courage.
In conclusion, Mark Twain conveys the idea that morality is dictated by society. The novel displays this concept when Huck struggles with the decision of whether to turn Jim in.
Both the Mississippi river and Jim symbolize freedom throughout the story. Huck was determined to avoid civilization and be free. He broke the laws of society by going against
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