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Huckleberry Finn

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Essay title: Huckleberry Finn

“I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead” (221). Mark Twain’s, “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” is a tale about a boy in search for a family and a place he can truly call home. Through his adventure, he rids himself of a father that is deemed despicable by society, and he gains a father that society hasn’t even deemed as a man. This lonely and depressed young boy only finds true happiness when he is befriended with a slave named Jim. Although Huck Finn was born and raised into a racially oppressive society, it is through his personal growth that he realizes that the color of skin does not make a man, and he finds a father and true happiness in Jim.

Disparity and loneliness are the tones that Twain quickly sets for his character Huck Finn. Twain makes Huck’s isolation from society apparent for the reader immediately through a comment

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