Huckleberry Finn Characteristics

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Huckleberry Finn is a character that has many different personalities. In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Huck has many different interesting personalities that make him a great character. He is a very immature character who develops into a character that every likes, because he has matured over the course of the book. Huckleberry is also very kind, and treats others right. He doesn’t fall to people’s level and treat the character Jim as a slave, like everyone else does. He treats him as a person. If you follow Huckleberry Finn throughout the entire book, he changes from a very immature troublemaker, to a well liked and responsible young man.
Huckleberry Finn is probably the most important character in the
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He was very adventurous as well; he always running around and playing games with his friend Tom. Huckleberry Finn is one of the characters that is used throughout the entire book, so this suggests he is a major character. He is a major character because the whole book revolves around him and all his adventures with with friend Tom Sawyer, who is also a main character for the same reason. Tom really brings out the character type the anti-hero in huckleberry throughout the book. He does this by making huckleberry dishonest in his actions. All of the scams that they pull and when he lies to people he actually likes is an example. Huckleberry is also a modern hero. He rises to the challenge throughout the entire book, searching and solving challenges when they came his way. This is shown in the book when Huckleberry is trying to help save Jim. This quote expresses how Tom comes up with a plan to save him, but it is way to complicated. For the sake of time, he decided to do the right thing and go along with it. Huckleberry says, "He told me what it was, and I see in a minute it was worth fifteen of mine for style, and would make Jim just as free a man as mine would,…show more content…
The character from the book that he is most related to is the character Tom Sawyer. He would be compared to Tom because just like Huck at the beginning of the book, Tom also got into a lot of trouble and had lots of fun. They are best friends who have many adventures together and love to have fun. As the book continues, they fall apart as friends, and it’s not until the end that they find each other again. They have some ups and downs, but they are still good friends. Huckleberry is also comparable to Chris McCandless. They are both put in numerous situations where they are alone. They both don’t like being along, and want someone to be with them. Eventually they both got someone to help them. Huckleberry got Jim to help him on his journey and Chris got one of his best friends to help make his life more enjoyable. At the end they both never have to feel lonely again, because they have someone that is there for them. Lastly Huckleberry is related to one of my siblings. They both used to get in trouble a lot and do things that they probably weren’t supposed to do. As both their lives moved on, they found things that helped them move on. They weren’t always getting in trouble. I related Huck to one of my siblings because I think that they have a like personalities, and I believed that they changed for the better. Huck matured as a character and my sibling

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