Huck Finn: The Anti-Hero In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was set in the 1830 's in the Southern part of America. This book was said to be the perfect representation of the great American novel. The poet Justin Timberlake once said 'Cry me a river '; for Huck Finn, this river is the river of freedom. Slaves were being beaten, hung and brutally abused at this time. A young boy and an older slave go on a journey for both of their freedoms and negate society 's rules. This young boy is named, Huck Finn. He can relate and contrast to all characters and relate to people today. He reflects the main themes found through the book. The author Mark Twain depicts Huck is an intellectual, strong-willed character with a good moral compass. We are constantly taught lessons throughout Hucks journey to freedom.
Huckleberry is a major character in this story, every decision that he makes impacts the rest of the book dramatically. He is a constantly changing and evolving character which makes him very dynamic. He can be considered a protagonist; anti-hero because of his dishonesty and his ability to trick others with his wit. Huck changes dramatically throughout the story at first he is with Tom Sawyers gang of robbers, a group of young boys who want to live the adventures as they read in Toms stories but when the band disperses, he is forced to have his own morals with no influence from anyone. At the very beginning of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck plays tricks on Jim because he sees him as less of a
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