Huck Finn's Abusive Family Analysis

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Huck doesn 't really have much of a family besides his drunken, abusive father who comes and leaves when he pleases. Huck never had a real family but when Huck met Jim he almost automatically accepted him as family because Jim was always there for him even though Huck was raised in a community where blacks were not treated as people. They were more treated as objects and huck was treated to have no respect for them. Huck was taught that if you treat a black man well than you 'll go to hell. Huck was a nobler person when not exposed to the hypocrisy of civilization when he apologizes to Jim. He wasn 't raised to treat Jim like that, to treat him like an actual person. When around others he treats Jim like a slave, as he was raised to

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