Huckleberry Finn book report Essay

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Will Mullin Per. G/H                     The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn:                          Huck’s Internal Battle            The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by Samuel L. Clemens, who is also known by his pen name Mark Twain. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was Twain’s first book relating to adventure stories for boys. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn stars Tom Sawyers comrade, Huck. Huck is rough around the edges but a real good kid and…show more content…
But of course it had to be blacks because no white person could do such a low thing. The man mentioned skinning them as if it were no big deals and it was normal. With Huck growing up under such conditions it is a wonder he even so much as talked to Jim the way he does. Huck is a victim to this period in time where racism and white supremacy are as strongly believed in as God himself.      Huck not only has to grow up in a world that believes in white supremacy but a household that cares for him no more than any other black slave. His household consisted of him and his Pap, a racist man with no heart for anything but drinking and getting drunk. I used to be scared of him all the time, he tanned me so much”(27). Huck’s Father appeared to be a man of little substance by the way Huck had described him, “...most fifty, and he looked it, hair was long and tangled and greasy, and hung down... long, mixed-up whiskers. There warn’t no color in his face, it was white; white to make a body sick.... make the flesh crawl...tree toad white...his clothes - just rags”(27). The feeling of the whole description is not one someone would think a fathers own son would give him but this is how Huck viewed his. I think that there was so much dislike and hatred towards his father that Huck’s strong feelings may have caused him to stretch or exaggerate the truth. His father not
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