Maturation In Huckleberry Finn

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Maturation in the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Maturation proves an essential part of everybody’s life; especially that of a young person. As people grow older, views, activities, and interactions with others change, as one becomes more mature. In the twentieth century novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain reveals the differences between childhood and maturation to show how every child must grow up, by contrasting the differing views of different people, particularly those of adults and children. A child must always grow up, however often situations throughout life may cause a child to grow and mature at a different rate. Difficult situations often cause a child to attempt to mature quickly in order to deal with the problem,
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Some children feel oversensitive to death, as they killing of a fly might make them cry. Other children however, do not understand the seriousness with which death should be handled. As people grow and experience more loss, they better understand the seriousness with which it should be handled, as well as understanding that it is a part of life. At the beginning of the story, Huck glosses over death as if it’s nothing. He even willing states that he would kill his loved ones. Huck has experienced loss in hid life and, but never really learned how to deal with it. As the story goes on however, we see Huck beginning to care more, not only about death but about the overall well being and happiness of other people. Huck shows great maturation in a very short period of time, with really nobody to look up to. Huck has never been taught how to deAL WITH his emotions, much less those of grief, so for much of his life, huck simply didn’t deal with the emotions. He would put them off and never take anything too seriously. As many hardships come about, Huck can’t dodge them anymore and he matures into a young man who even cares about others. Death affects many people in extremely different ways, and a drastic death may cause a drastic change within a person, particularly relating to adolescence and
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