A couple days later, Huck finds Jim, but Jim has a hard time believing it because he’s supposed to be dead. Jim tells him that he ran away from Widow Douglas’s, which makes Huck feel guilty keeping him. They venture to a cave on the island and stay there until the storm stops. During the storm, a dead man washes up, but Jim doesn’t let Huck look at the face because he says it’s bad luck. Huck starts to get bored on the island so he decided to go into Illinois to get news of things going on.
The chapters begin with Huck Finn on the porch of the Grangerford’s, where he introduces himself as George Jaxon, and they question him and invite him in cautiously with guns ready to fire in case he is a Sheperdson. Huck meets Buck who tells him a riddle, though Huck does not understand the concept of riddles, and that he must stay with Buck and they will have great fun. Meanwhile, Huck conceives a detailed story to tell how he was orphaned. The Grangerford's offer Huck to stay there as long as he likes at the comfortable and kind home. Buck admires the warmhearted Colonel Grangerford and his beautiful children; Bob, Tom, Charlotte, Sophia, and Buck.
At the end of the meeting, people had brought up an offering and offered him to stay a night. The king told them no because he had more saving to do. The king got all kinds of money and they went back to the boat where Jim and the duke is. One time huck and Jim found an abandoned steamboat. Huck went on the boat and saw men talking about killing their partner and got off as quick as possible.
They sit in their canoe, hungry and tired. Then one night, they see a cabin as they are going by in the water. They sneak in through the window and go to sleep, since it is too dark to see anything. When they get up, they explore a dead body. Jim says, "It 's a dead man.
Huck, from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, was a very complex and dynamic character who develops in many different ways through out the story. The setting of the book took place back in the 1830s, in the southern slave states of America. Huck is a 12 year old boy living with his aunt Sally. His best friend is Tom Sawyer, another kid in similar age, but different in many ways. Huck is thrust into a crazy adventure when he runs away from his abusive Pap and finds himself helping a runaway slave, named Jim, escape into freedom.
Throughout the journey Jim steers Huck away from danger, or anything that will protect Huck, since Huck is also protecting Jim from being caught. For example, when they are on Jackson’s Island, Jim notices the change in mood of the birds predicting it will rain. Soon enough, a great storm appears, but suddenly, during the course of the storm a body washes downstream. Jim acts quickly and shields Huck from viewing the body. Jim states: “It’s a dead man.
Huck explains that he is the person who Jim is suspected of murdering. So they decide to keep Huck and Jim as their servants. The Swindlers, who are very good actors, hear that a very wealthy fellow has passed on before his brothers arrival to see him, so they decide to pose as his brothers to take his inheritance. Huck poses as their English valet. Jim dresses up as their Swahili servant.
In the beginnging of the book Huck changes all the moral views he grew up to learn and learning true reality, with his own eyes thought his journey. At first Huck was lower class statues withe a drunk, absent, abusive father with no teaching of any morality. The good thing was that he has Jim who was an eye opener to Huck and realize that everybody is the same, and gains his own morality. Throughout Huck's adventures, he is put into numerous situations where he must look within himself and use his own judgement to make fundamental decisions that will effect the morals of which Huck will carry with him throughout his
Thinking that Huck was lost forever or drown Jim falls into a restless sleep. Huck, eventually finding the raft, entertains himself by scaring Jim into thinking that he imagined the whole dilemma. Naturally, Jim becomes upset when he finds out that Huck was playing a trick on him,
After leaving the feud, Huck comes back to the safety of the raft and says to Jim, “We said there warn’t no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don’t. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft” (116). For Huck, the raft is a safe and secure spot; with Jim on the raft, Huck feels protected and that he has a dependable friend. As Huck spends more time with Jim, he begins to see Jim as more human and someone he can trust.
Jack takes his place and Ralph takes his. The boys are each trying to win over the other boys to join their different societies. Fire is the most important part of the novel; it represents hope. The boys start the fire in hopes to make enough smoke for someone passing by to notice they were there stuck on the island. Towards the beginning of the story, a plane passes over the island and the boys get excited about being rescued.
As they approach the raft, it seems as if Jim is about to be caught. However, Huck thinks of a plan and when the men ask if they can look in the raft, Huck responds
Despite Huck’s constant teasing and mild abuse, Jim exhibits unconditional kindness towards Huck. Jim also proves to be a father figure, disciplining Huck and protecting him from seeing Pap dead in the floating house. He is not clueless and loving like a dog; in fact, Jim is one of the most intellectually and emotionally consistent and whole characters in the novel. Huck’s inability to express his care for Jim further reflects the stigmas held toward interracial relationships in the South and the flawed nature of the narrator, Huck. Jim and Huck’s existence on the raft provides a refuge from society, from the chains that bind Jim and separate him from Huck.
The plot of the story had many different events which had to be built up to. This may have made it confusing for readers to follow along reading this novel. In the exposition, Huckleberry Finn was staying with Widow Douglas because Huck’s Pap had left him, but he decides to come back to his life after some time. Huck’s father built up a very abusive relationship with him.
One group wants to be rescued and still obeys the normal rules of society but the other group understands that there are not any rules on the island, so they just do what they want and first begin to live in an anarchy that then transforms to a dictatorship. In the middle of the final battle, a manhunt, a marine officer appears and the boys are rescued. Piggy is one of the first characters to appear. He is a short, “very fat” (p.8