This is an analysis of the main character, Huck in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is a boy. He is adopted widow Douglas and her sister, Miss Watson. He has a father who is a very drunk and often attaches his body every time that his father encounters him. He is a bright, cheerful Kid, intelligent, a good astuteness, humourist, trickster and what is important is he love the adventure. He likes to live an ordinary life, but this reason who his adventures and journeys, he becomes a child with a problem. Whenever he encounters problems, he will use his clever ideas to solve the problem. By the way, he shot a wild pig and take a pig to the hovel. Then he spread the pig 's blood on the ground and also put his hair on the axe to convince people
Children have a hard time of knowing what the difference is between doing the right thing and the wrong thing. Children grow up and are taught one way to live their lives. They are taught by parents/ guardians or how they have seen people act in the outside world. Children see the way people act so they think that it is ok to act the same way. An example of a child growing up in the world thinking there is only one appropriate way to do the right thing is Huck Finn. In the novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain, Huck has a hard time realizing that in order to make himself happy, he needs to do things he was taught not to do. For example Jim and Huck meet and decide to run away together, never in a million years did Huck think he was going to help a runaway slave. Throughout his adventure, Huck realizes that everything he thought might be wrong, so he chooses what he thinks is right.
“Alright then I’ll go to hell” (Twain, 215). This quote represents the most searing moment of the book, it's the moral climax of the novel. At that exact moment is when Huck decides to help free Jim and completely disregards what society says. Huck Finn is a very complex character which is what made him an excellent choice as the narrator for the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain chose Huck Finn as the narrator because of his innocence and ignorance towards the views of society.
Huck quickly realizes he has no place in society, when Tom and him decide to start a gang. However, in order to become a member, one must consent to the murdering of their families if one breaks the rules. When one of the boys call out, “Here’s Huck Finn, he hain’t got no family, what you going to do ‘bout him?” Huck starts to realize that he has never had caring and loving parents that he would have to feel obligated not to kill (Twain 6). His father, who is known as the town’s drunk, has physically and mentally abused Huck all his life, which has given him no sense of direction. Huck describes the abusive and cruel relationship he has with Pap when he says, “He used to always whale me when he was sober and could get his hands on me; though I used to take to the woods most of the time when he was around”(Twain 9). The fact that Huck had to run “to the woods most of the time when he was around,” shows the kind of unsafe environment a young boy should not be raised in. Once Huck realizes that his own father may be a threat to his life, he deviously fakes his own death and begins his new adventures, setting sail on a raft with the company of a runaway slave named
Starting from a young age, everyone loves to go on adventures and have fun, just like Huck Finn. Growing up in St. Petersburg, Missouri, he is a white 12 year old boy and the son of a drunken father. In the beginning of the book, Huck is seen as a little innocent boy. Until he enters the world with his friend, Tom Sawyer, as they go on adventures, which creates problems and controversy through the history of the North and South, civilization, and racism and slavery. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck has many controversial experiences that are still a problem in today’s society, which is why we should keep teaching the book in school.
The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a story about a young boy who is trying to find who he is during the civil war. In this novel by Mark Twain it speaks about this young boy, named Huck, and how his original morals are beginning to change while he helps free his friend Jim, who is a slave. Though People have argued that this book uses many racial slurs that demoralize the African American race. Though there is solid reasoning why those are not Mark Twain's true intentions. In the book it shows how Jim differs from other White men who cheat others, the novel also describes the white and black symbolism, and shows empathy for Jim. These reasons all give solid evidence on how Twain is not intending to
In the novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” the main character Huck Finn learns how to make better decisions. He realizes how his decisions will affect other people, specifically, his best friend Jim. Huck begins the novel with no direction or guidance, living with his drunk and abusive father. Miss Watson and the Widow Douglas struggle to try to teach Huck how to have good judgement and how to be a good person. Huck is also guided and taught by the runaway slave, and Huck’s best friend, Jim. Throughout the novel, Huck is challenged to look within himself and make good judgement that will affect himself and the people around him, and he gets better at doing this throughout the novel.In the beginning of the novel, there are many examples of Huck being immature and not thinking of anyone except for himself. For example, Huck’s best friend Tom Sawyer starts a gang called the “Tom Sawyer Gang.” The gang was planning on commiting crimes such as theft and murder. The members did not want Huck to be a part of the gang simply because he did not have a family for anyone to kill. When they tell Huck he would not be
Huck becomes more mature throughout the novel of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn because of the adults that he meets along the way. These adults include the King and the Duke, Jim, and Huck’s father Pap to help Huck to realize how different people can be than by what is expected. Huck learns to not judge someone based on the color of their skin, not to trust everyone, and to notice that all he needs in his life is himself. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is not only a story of a slaves journey to freedom, but also a story of a boy growing up into a
Huckleberry Finn is a story about a rambunctious young boy who adventures off down the Mississippi River. “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain demonstrates a situation where a Huck tries to find the balance between what is right and what is wrong. Huck faces many challenges in which his maturity will play a part in making the correct decision for himself and his friend Jim. Huck becomes more mature by the end of the novel by showing that he can make the correct decisions to lead Jim to the freedom he deserves. One major factor where Huck matures throughout the novel is through his experience. In the beginning of the novel, Huck receives spelling lessons and continues to look for ways to improve his behavior. After meeting up with Tom Sawyer, he
An issue of central importance in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is the controversial topic of racism. In chapter six, Twain manipulates his reader’s response to racism by controlling the speaker and surrounding circumstances of the bigoted statements in a way that pushes the reader to reject the racism because they have already rejected the speaker. In order to influence his readers, Twain utilizes the rhetorical devices of characterization and satire to show the immorality of the racist message.
The white people justified slavery in America by stating that blacks did not love their family like white person can whites implying that blacks don 't have deep feelings like the whites.For example, Twain uses Jim and Pap to make his point. In addition, Pap is Huck 's real white father, but he is worst alcoholic fathers anyone can ever have. Pap is replaced by Jim, who is black, and is a better fatherly figure to Huck than Pap. Jim loves Huck and shows it by providing shelter, food, love, and friendship. Things that Pap never considered to give to Huck.
Pap Finn is Huckleberry Finn’s drunken, slovenly father. The reader is first introduced to him in chapter five when Huck returns from giving Judge Thatcher his money. Pap knows that Huck is wealthy and being educated, but has no idea of what was just done prior to them meeting. Once Pap finds out about the money and Huck’s educations Pap gets angry and threatens to beat Huck for trying to be better than him.
One day Huck discovers that his father, Pap Finn, has returned to town. Because Pap has a history of violence and drunkenness, Huck is worried about Pap 's intentions, especially toward his invested money. When his dad confronted him, he told him to quiet school and stop trying to make himself something that he is not. Even though Pap Finn told Huck to quiet he still went to make his dad mad. Pap Finn kidnaps Huck and takes him across Mississippi river to a small cabin. Huck did not mind missing school and being away, he just hated it because Pap Finn kept beating on him. It hurt him badly when his dad just kept hitting him. Huck acted like he was died and when Pap Finn left Huck disappear to farther side in Mississippi. Huck lands a few miles
Twain writes from Huck’s perspective saying, WELL, pretty soon the old man was up and around again, and then he went for Judge Thatcher in the courts to make him give up that money, and he went for me, too, for not stopping school.” Which explains Pap’s ability to be father and his tendency to be selfish and put himself before anyone else including his own son.. Another example of how Twain sets up Pap to be a disgusting character is chronic alcoholism. In chapter six Pap kidnaps Huckleberry and forces him to stay in a log cabin in the middle of nowhere. After getting drunk and passing out Pap starts to hallucinate and chase Huck around the cabin calling him the Angel of Death. Twain paintes the scene writing,“By and by he rolled out and jumped up on his feet looking wild, and he see me and went for me. He chased me round and round the place with a claspknife, calling me the Angel of Death, and saying he would kill me, and then I couldn’t come for him no more.” This shows how severe Pap’s problem with alcoholism is as well as how he is willing to put others in danger. Twain uses this incident to further discredit Pap’s trustworthiness and later destroy his credibility in the speech he gives on
Who is Huck? At the beginning of the book Huck let’s Tom walk all over him, tell him what do. He didn’t stop Tom from doing what he thought was right but really wasn’t , it was more like it was a stupid idea. He would never stand up for himself he would if he wanted something. Pap also made Huck realize what behaviors were right and what ones were wrong. Pap wasn’t a big influence in his life but still Huck loved him and would do anything for him. Jim made Huck kinda grow up because he was a black person and people back than didn’t have a say in anything but in this case Huck let him be part of things happening around them. He started to become friends with Jim an he started to love him. Huck was sad when Jim was taken captive and put back into Toms aunts house. Huck looks