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Huckleberry Finn

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Essay title: Huckleberry Finn

Society establishes and explicates its own value rules of morality and justice which is not always necessary to decide which is truly right or wrong. The circumstances forced people sometimes have to lie and give deceptions and evasions to protect themselves from dangers of life. Throughout the tale of Huckleberry Finn, almost every character for his or her own reason lies. There are characters that lie for personal gain which may carry harms and cons to others. But on the other hand there are also those that lie only in hope of helping others. Virtually no person subsists that has never uttered at least one untruth. The creativity, common sense, and understanding of people of different classes in the novel "Huckleberry Finn" give Huck the edge he needs to survive and struggle in a harsh society. Huck must enter the world after his death in disguises, born as a new person repeatedly to cover his own identity, which pushes him need to make up stories and fool around for surviving.

Huckleberry Finn is full of depraved lies, many of them coming from the duke and the dauphin, obviously these con men's lies are evil for they hurt and take an advantage of the credulity of innocent people to swindle them out of their money. At first, these men only lied in order to escape from work and receive favors from Jim and Huck. But later on their lies went deep and so far that carry hurtfulness toward others. They trick entire towns with their temporary theatre presentation "The Royal Nonesuch" for gaining money from the townspeople. Also they take an advance of Jim as a runaway slave to print the fake leaflet advertising a reward for Jim's capture. The king and the duke lie only to give pleasure for themselves. This is why they are considered to be villains for their lies.

Compare to Huck on the other hand, as a thirteen year old boy, Huck has to escape from the restraint and restriction life through Mississippi River, where he experiences and fight against the society through the nature of the world in an effort to bring his life more interested and helping a black slave to obtain his freedom. In order to gain his independent living, Huck deals with conforming to the social norms and freedom, covering on many different identities that do not belong to him, and shaping these new found tributes into an identity which best

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