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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Essay title: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain has various themes throughout the novel. Huck is faced with issues of slavery throughout the course of the novel. Huck adapts his views about slavery according to his experiences and also by following his heart. This teaches Huck numerous life lessons and also helps him ascertain his personal moral code.

In the beginning of the novel Huck is tainted by society which causes him to accept slavery. Huck treats Jim like a piece of property and he does not comprehend that Jim has feelings of his own. Huck shows this by taking Jim’s hat and placing it upon a tree breach when Jim falls asleep. Huck has never been though that slavery is wrong. This is another why Huck believes slavery is just.

After Huck runs away and goes through some adventures his views start to change. Huck struggles with himself numerous times to turn Jim in, but his conscience does not allow him to. One instance is when Huck and Jim are traveling down the river on their raft Huck sees a group of men in a skiff. Huck paddles towards them with the intent to turn Jim in, but once he gets to them he does not tell them. Huck also tries to protect Jim by making up tall tales. He does this when he lies

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