The Shack In Huck Finn

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In the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, Huck, the protagonist, deceives his family and friends to escape from his father’s shack. When Huck finds a Canoe on the river, he hides it from his father so that he could use it when he escapes. To get out of the shack, Huck cuts through the sides of the shack with a saw. However he puts “the piece of log back into its place and…two rocks under it …to hold it there” (40) in order to maintain the appearance that everything is normal. Huck knows that he would need food and other resources when he is alone, therefore he takes the valuable resources from the shack to the Canoe. Also, he does this to make his escape look like a robbery. In order to show that the robbers kill him, Huck shots

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