Slavery In Huckleberry Finn Research Paper

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In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, slavery plays an important role throughout the novel. Slavery was an inhumane and demeaning way to treat others. Twain uses one of the main characters Jim to represent the humanity of all slaves. In the beginning, Huck thinks of Jim as nothing more than a slave. But as the book progresses Huck and Jim share a bond from their friendship. Huck also begins to respect Jim more and treat him more as an equal rather than a slave. “I do believe he cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their’n.” (125) When Huck lived with his vicious pap, he felt like a slave just as Jim had felt his whole life. They were both running away to find freedom. Huck running away from his
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