Similarities Between The Secret Life Of Bees And Huckleberry Finn

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Friendship can be a key factor to flourish and succeed in life. In both The Secret Life Of Bees and Huckleberry Finn friendship became a major theme throughout both books. In The Secret Life Of Bees friendship becomes a key factor throughout the novel because, for the duration of Lily's life August was an important role model and mother figured Lily could relate to, in the novel she helps Lily on her way to maturity and acceptance of herself into becoming a good human being. In HuckleBerry Finn friendship becomes a massive factor throughout the novel because Jim helps him run away and together they overcome all the adversities they face throughout their society.
In The Secret Life Of Bees Lily meets a middle aged woman called August Boatwright …show more content…

At that moment he realizes how their friendship was so important for both of them in order for both of them to prevail against the society they left, one quote to show that would be when "People would call me a low-down Abolitionist and despise me for keeping mum--but that don't make no difference. I ain't a-going to tell, and I ain't a-going back there, anyways." (Chapter VIII) Jim just told Huck that he ran away and Huck promised not to tell anyone."Git up and hump yourself, Jim! There ain't a minute to lose. They're after us!" (Chapter XI) In this quote, Huck telling Jim that people are after them, when they are really just after Jim. This shows how much of Huck and Jim's friendship have developed throughout their journey in which they faced so much adversity and difficulties together. Friendship becomes a big factor in Huckleberry Finn because, if Huck didn’t have Jim he wouldn’t have been able to overcome all the struggles and difficulties they faced through the

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