Huckleberry Finn Religion Quotes Essay

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Ricky Padilla Mrs.McKnight American Lit. Period 3 12/8/15 Huckleberry Finn Quotes “After supper she got out her book and learned me about Moses and the Bulrushers, and I was in a sweat to find out all about him; but by and by she let it out that Moses had been dead a considerable long time; so then I didn't care anymore about him, because I don't take no stock in dead people”(Twain,2). Religion Twain is satirizing religion here. Religions look up to people who are dead and that did great things in the past. It only makes sense for Huck to not look up to people who can’t physically have an impact on him. It’s his way of thinking. “...by his spies that next day a whole parcel of Spanish merchants and rich A-rabs was going to camp in cave…show more content…
Religion Once again, Twain is satirizing Religion. The fact that the murderous gang won’t meet on Sundays, the day for the lord, shows that they aren’t as bad as they say they are. Religion has a hold on them and it gave them the moral of “being good” on Sundays. Ironically, most Christians only act Holy on Sundays, which is not right. “I says to myself, if a body can get anything they pray for, why don’t Deacon Winn get back the money he lost on pork? Why can’t the widow get back the snuff-box that was stole?”(Twain, 11). Religion This is satirizing religion. Twain goes harsh on religion in the first few chapters. This shows how most people that are introduced to religion don’t really understand the concept and practice it wrong. Huck’s mind isn’t strong enough to grasp the subject of prayer correctly. “One morning I happened to turn over the saltcellar at breakfast. I reached for some of it to throw over my left shoulder and keep off the bad luck, but Miss Watson was in ahead of me, and crossed me
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