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How Does David Change In Huckleberry Finn

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Many critics acknowledged Kidnapped as a classic coming of age novel amongst others such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Treasure Island. Stevenson presents David as an innocent Protestant Whig, who is not privy to the cruel ways of the world. However this is soon to change, after a near death experience caused by his uncle, David says “My uncle sent me here, certainly to run great risks, perhaps die. I settle that perhaps, if I should break my neck for it. (Stevenson 33) David suddenly found himself in a new world he quickly realized that he must adapt or perish. David moved from innocence to adulthood by virtue of his own experience, as he matured he gained a greater understanding of himself. He also discovered the complexities
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