Discussion Questions On Huck's 'Two Providences'

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• Do you think Huck’s constant dishonesty to protect Jim’s safety was justifiable? Why or why not? Would you have lied to protect Jim’s freedom? Why or why not?
• In chapter 3, Huck mentions “two Providences”, or two versions of God. Widow Douglas described One as gentle, loving, and majestic, and Miss Watson depicted another One as severe, condemning, and frightening. Which of these two depictions of God is true in your opinion? Why? What point do you think Mark Twain was making about Christianity?
• Do you think Jim’s character was an honest portrayal of slaves? Why or why not? How do you think Jim’s depiction reflects Mark Twain’s own personal opinion of slaves?

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