How Does Huck Finn Pay For Freedom

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In the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Jim desires freedom from slavery so that he can be together with his wife and two children, and Huck desires freedom from his violently abusive father as well as the restrictions of society and civilization he faces when living with the Widow Douglas and Miss Watson. Running away on the Mississippi River allows the two freedom to be what they want and do what they want without restraint, even if danger and loneliness are the price they must pay for this freedom. In the end, when Huck is invited to come back to live with the Widow Douglas, he chooses instead to head out West toward the frontier, the classic American symbol of freedom and Independence where society and its rules and regulations will not
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