Theme Of Lying In Huckleberry Finn

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Lying is an activity that occurs extremely frequently in the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Some people lie purposes deemed bad that are selfish and only benefit themselves. Others lie for reasons deemed good. Despite all the reasons that people may have for lying or misleading others, are all cases of lying wrong? In the book there are many times when people lie for their own benefit which is deemed to be bad. The duke and the dauphin are notorious con men who lie for their own gain. “Alas, alas, our poor brother – gone, and we never got to see him; oh, it’s too, too hard!” In the quotation, The duke and the dauphin pretend to be the heirs of the fortune of a local wealthy man. They were not the rightful heirs of the fortune
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