Huck Finn Moral Standards

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to demonstrate how societies standards and moral beliefs are not always accurate. Another incident Huck faces is when he believes it is right for Jim to return home and continue to be a slave. He composes a letter to Ms. Watson but begins to reflect on the friendship he developed with Jim and says, “ ‘ All right, then, I’ll go to hell’- and tore it up.” (Twain, pg.250) Huck decides to not advice Ms. Watson about her runaway slave because he realizes that Jim is a sympathetic man, who was always by his side and cares for him. He would rather go against society’s hypocritical norms on the “right” way of functioning and chooses to go by his own standards. Huck unfortunately grew up in a defective family where most of the time he took care of himself
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