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Comparing 'The Adventures of Huck Finn' and 'The Catcher in the Rye'

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Comparing "The Adventures of Huck Finn" and "The Catcher in the Rye"

The forthcoming of American literature proposes two distinct Realistic novels portraying characters which are tested with a plethora of adventures. In this essay, two great American novels are compared: The Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain and The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger. The Adventures of
Huck Finn is a novel based on the adventures of a boy named Huck Finn, who along with a slave, Jim, make their way along the Mississippi River during the
Nineteenth Century. The Catcher In The Rye is a novel about a young man called
Holden Caulfield, who travels from Pencey Prep to New York City struggling with his own neurotic problems. These two novels can
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Huck is faced with the moral predicament of slavery throughout the entire novel. This test or question continues to arise many times throughout the novel. Huck is torn between right and wrong, in fact he almost turns Jim, the runaway slave, in during his quest on the river. In the end, Jim is captured and Huck decides to free Jim by breaking him out of the confinement. In a sense Huck
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