Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Shows Different Ways of Growing Up

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Growing up is different for everyone. Some people are given everything that they want; others have to work for even the one meal they might get a day. This is something that has gone on for as long as humans have walked this Earth. In the novel’s by Mark Twain you get to see both sides of this, the more wealthy side of growing up in Tom Sawyer and the more poor side being Huck Finn, even though these completely different characters end up being friends, you would never think they could be. They become friends through all of the adventures they go on. If you were tell either of them what they were doing was dangerous neither of them would care, they did not see any danger in what they were doing because they loved the adventure side of it…show more content…
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a book that really can touch you in a lot of ways and one of those ways is the friendship between Huck and Jim. While on the raft that they had created Huck and Jim got a lot of bonding time and throughout these days and nights they got to know one another very well. This was a weird relationship because of how Jim was a slave and Huck was not. At the beginning of this story Huck just thinks of Jim as property that could not talk, feel or be a human being. He just does not think this because Jim is who he is, it is the culture that he grew up in. Blacks were not people, just property. By the end of this book Huck sees Jim as a real human being and that is a big part of this book. This is how Huck tells us that he sees Jim as his equal and not below him, the way that almost everyone else looked at him. This is a great way to describe how Huck’s and Jim’s relationship was by the end of the book. Huck was not going to just leave Jim after everything they have been through and he ended up using a lot of time and effort in order to try and free him. Although, he was already free because Miss Watson had died and she had set him free. Huckleberry Finn really transformed from a boy to a man throughout the book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Huck starts off the novel being a
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