"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view..until you climb into his skin and walk around in it"(Lee 30).In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, his environment and the hardships he faced forced the narrator and main character, Huck Finn, to mature quickly. Such. The decision he made to runaway has found himself in a relationship with Jim, a runaway slave. His relationship with Jim facilitated Huck’s growth morally and through that moral growth he begins to cognitively question the morals of society. Huck’s moral growth is started because Huck has a strong moral compass that tells him right from wrong.
In the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, protagonist Jay Gatsby is a complex character who relies on his close friend Nick Carraway to divulge his story to the reader. However, Nick Carraway’s opinion of Gatsby is unreliable, Nick’s judgments shift enthusiastically from one end of the scale to the other, entailing approval and disapproval. Nonetheless, Nick succeeds in positioning Gatsby as a victim of circumstance, (many may also say as a victim of the ‘Great American Dream’) which causes the reader to sympathizes and attempt to understand the paradoxes and oxymoron’s related to the character, which is Gatsby. Nick is what we know as an unreliable narrator makes the story telling incredibly problematic, as we rely on him to disclose the true events that took place during ‘The Great Gatsby’. When we first meet Nick Carraway he promises us that he is “inclined to reserve all judgements” (Fitzgerald, 2008, p. 1) asking the reader to believe that he is a humble man with straightforward values, dependable and above all, not judgemental.
It is often difficult for the common person to be individualistic by disregarding the social norms that are built so deep into society’s foundations. However, in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, the author is able to effectively exploit the dangers of these normal societal ways of thinking. Throughout the novel, Huck is able to experience the immorality of society through his adventures to the South with Jim, a runaway slave, who he help sto free. Due to his terrible upbringing, many people including Widow Douglas and Judge Thatcher try to gain custody of Huck and transform him into a civilized person, but Huck is very independent and has no interest in changing or conforming. In order to escape his abusive, drunk father Huck fakes his own death, escapes, and subsequently meets up with Jim who has just run away from his owner.
Within the novel, Twain presents the reader with many different character archetypes, such as the demure Becky and the rambunctious Tom, Through these characters, Twain is able to teach the young readers a lesson about how to behave, by rewarding characters for certain behavior. Out of these diverse characters, perhaps one of the most interesting is Sid. Despite being described as a model boy, Sid is not rewarded as such in the novel. Instead, it is his more mischievous brother, Tom, who earns glory and riches. From the text, it is seen that it is Tom’s adventurousness and boldness, traditionally masculine traits, which earn him his fortune, while Sid is relegated to the background.
Thought out a person's childhood, they experience events that transform them to become who they are later in the life. People have to deal with the decision of what right and what's wrong. At a young age, Huck chooses to run away from his home because he was raised by a father who was an alcoholic and means towards Huck. He really did not care for him. Huck knows this is wrong, but does it anyway, he decides to help a slave name Jim escape and try to help him reunite with his family again, by doing this he knows he is going to get in trouble if he gets caught.
This system can be used to analyze how characters progress morally throughout the course of a story, such as Huck in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Huck moves towards being a conscientious and moral member of society as he progresses through the novel even though the odds are stacked against him; raised in a situation where he had no positive influences and faced with countless situations where acting out of self interest was the easier option, Huck became a righteous character who we should all wish to emulate. Though Huck’s father served as his main, and first, influence, he lacked a moral compass. He was against Huck attending school and often robbed other people and just called it ‘borrowing’. Huck’s dad was depicted “[laying] drunk with the hogs in yard” (8).
The textual evidence will show the reader how fictional mediums, such as literature and cinema, apply to one’s understanding of real-life circumstances. In the famous novel, Things Fall Apart, there are many characters worth analyzing. However, the one that showed the most promise is that of Okonkwo. He is considered the leader of the Igbo community and rises to his station through his fear of one day of becoming like his father. His father was sought as lazy, weak—things Okonkwo fought so hard not to become.
His reason for waking up and his reason for walking. We can learn to cherish our bonds and that they can’t be taken for granted because it could all be gone in a snapshot. The topic of Salva and his South Sudan experience can help us all; learn how grateful we should be. The lost boys in South Sudan journeyed through menacing situations going days without water and food. Having to flee from place to place constantly in fear of rebels sneaking up on them and having to do it all while orphaned.
Superstitions about becoming rich by Jim came true when he got money from Tom. In addition, the theme that slaves weren’t humans was proven wrong by both Huck and the Doctor in the closing chapters. Huck showed his growth as a person when he helped free Jim instead of following society’s expectations. Finally, Jim showed how much he changed when he was willing to sacrifices his freedom to help Tom. The ending of the story was able to bring about an exceptional conclusion to a classical piece of writing with the thematic resolutions and superb character
His idiosyncrasy remains loving and understanding, even when his younger son returned home after many of been away with not a penny to his name. The young son showed disobedience to all the goodness his father had offered to him. The young son showed traits such as selfishness as well as being ungrateful. He had no worth for his father’s property nor did he want to work alongside his father on the family farm. He therefore left behind his father and older brother in search of a better life.