Lies In Huck Finn

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Everyone lies some point in their lives. People will try to justify their lies by convincing both others and themselves that their lives are for the greater good. But no matter what the justifications are, humans all have the same reason for lying. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck Finn lies a lot for various reasons as well. Since Huck grows up in the deep South, racism is at large. This means he has to lie about who he is at times to protect a runaway slave named Jim who Huck is close to. Even though Huck lies to basically everyone he meets in the book, his lies yield different results. Mark Twain uses Huck Finn’s experiences with a woman from St. Petersburg, his Aunt Sally, and Slave Jim throughout the novel to show
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