The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Analysis

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Mark Twain’s use of narration through the main character in, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” reveals how Huckleberry Finn is in the middle of two conflicting lifestyles and parental figures which consequently led to his escape from both. He begins the story with Miss Watson, who offers him a lifestyle without physical discipline (beatings) yet enforces teachings of mannerisms and getting an education. After due foreshadowing and worries from Huck, Huck’s father makes an appearance and takes him away to live a life including frequent abuse; yet due to his father’s simple mindset, a lack of schooling and classy behavior. Huck wished to, “...get so far away that the old man nor the widow couldn’t ever find me anymore.” It is within reason to connect Huckleberry’s unstable home life to his escapism. “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain is based on a teenage boy by the name of Huckleberry Finn, yet the author’s selected tone for Huck seem to fit his age only in particular situations such as page 82 whereas it contradicts that tone drastically in others such as page 77. The notion that Huck doesn’t want to wake up and start the day is like that of a modern teenager who wants nothing more than to sleep in. However, merely five pages prior, Huck had been executing his plan to fabricate his own death and staging a break in and murder scene for his father to find. The way he spoke, especially in the line, “They’ll soon get tired of that, and won’t bother no more
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