Persuasive Essay On Huckleberry Finn

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Huckleberry Finn In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates a rebellious and adventurous young boy, in Huckleberry, who just wants to get away from his abusive father, but then run into a runaway slave in which the two go on crazy adventures trying to get Jim to another city, traveling on a raft. Huckleberry Finn and Jim go and many adventures and encounter many different people and obstacles. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the most banned book, source federal appeals court states “ the most extensively banned book in the United States”, and it has to do with the powerful words they used and with plenty of racism that went on in the south. Huckleberry Finn is about thirteen or fourteen year old boy and has a poor…show more content…
He faces an abundance of problems like whether he should turn in Jim ,since that is what they we thought to do if they see a runaway slave, or if he should stick with him as he is the only friend he has since he has no family, and is basically homeless. In addition Huckleberry learns more about himself and society going thru these adventures. Mark Twain creates symbols for the river and the raft, as source Overview of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn points out, “The river, symbolizing the power of nature and the inevitable passing of time, is what the raft, and the story, moving” meaning that the river is what propels the…show more content…
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