Adventures And Trouble In Huckleberry Finn

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Adventures and trouble a common pastime for mischievous little boys. Huckleberry Finn is no exception. The well-known and loved character wanders throughout Mark Twain’s novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in an attempt to figure out what he wants to do and what he feels about slavery.
He is a free and independent kid who is raised by the Widow Douglas who tried to make him see the errors of his ways. He doesn't like all the stuffy clothes, “She put me in them new clothes again, and I couldn’t do nothing but sweat and sweat, and feel all cramped up.”(p 2) She tries to teach him about religion though he doesn’t understand the point of it. “Then she told me all about the bad place, and I said I wished I was there...She said it was wicked to say what I said; said she wouldn’t say it for the whole world;” (p 3) He and his buddy Tom Sawyer are in Tom's gang for a little but what's the point of a gang if you can’t wreak havoc so they disband. Tom and Finn find money in a cave six thousand dollars each. Rumors are running around that Huck’s father, Pap Finn was found in the river. Huckleberry Finn knows that it's not true and that his abusive father may come. His father kidnapped him and they hang out in
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It was entertaining although it had a serious note of the internal struggles and thoughts of the main character Huckleberry Finn. It portrayed the burden and hostility toward slavery and how people reacted to it. It was not branded as a children's book because of the seriousness of the topic. The wording was very fitting for the character it was educated but still pretty rough and independent. It was a little hard to understand because we don’t speak like that much anymore. I didn't like that the con men were so deceptive but that's what it would have been like during that time in history. It took me quite a bit longer to finish because i had t read slow to understand what was going on and how the main character felt and what he
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