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The compare and contrast between Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons And The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Gabriel A. Montenegro Bravery is not inherent, it is rather acquired from the circumstances or situation faced in the life. People face lot of problems in their lives and to cope with those situations and move in with one's life is the sheer example of being brave. The same has been depicted by both the authors in their respective books. First by Kaye Gibbons in her very famous book "Ellen Foster" where in the protagonist is shown as homeless girl with no one to take care of, yet she finds a way to live her life and find herself a house worth living. Second, by Mark twain in his…show more content…
The struggle of Ellen at such a young age make her someone to remember and gives a great message as to be positive no matter what difficulties you go through in life. Looking at other houses and things she has always thought of having such life and towards the end she gets a peaceful life. She held on to her hope and went lead herself for good. Similar message is been passed in the book by Mark Twain where in Huckleberry the Protagonist faces similar challenges in his life but he did not lose hope and went on to finding a better life for himself and his friend. Huckleberry or Huck and his friend Tom were in guardianship of Miss Douglas. Miss Douglas along with her sister Miss Watson tries to civilize them as they thought that he should learn to be a gentleman rather than being an urchin. “Miss Watson would say, "Don't put your feet up there, Huckleberry"; and "don't scrunch up like that, Huckleberry- set up straight"; and pretty soon she would say, "Don't gap and stretch like that, Huckleberry- why don't you try to behave?" When Huck’s drunken father demanded him for money that he possessed after his adventure with Tom and Huck refusing him, He took Huck to live with him in poverty with which Huck wasn’t happy. So he decided to fake his own death by spreading pig’s blood all over the place to make it look like a murder, robbery scene and he hides on an uninhabited island. By then Miss Watson’s slave Jim

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