The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck thinks that being civilized means being a hypocrite because he says all of the adults are civilized and they are hypocrites. Huck thinks that civilized people are all about manners and how you should dress. Huck is used to doing things his own way. Huck has a lot of freedom which represents "natural life." He was raised without rules and limits which can sometimes lead him to trouble. Huck is used to living on his own.
Huck is a free spirit and does not like being told what to do. When Miss Watson tells him not to smoke he does not listen to her because she takes snuff and he does not listen to hypocrites like
Miss Watson or Pap. When the Widow Douglas adopts Huck she tries to "sivilize" him by giving him new clothes and good food. "The Widow Douglas, she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me; but it was rough living in the house all the time, considering how dismal regular and decent the widow was in all her ways; and so when I couldn’t stand it no longer I lit out. I got into my old rags and my sugar-hogshead again, and was free and satisfied. But Tom Sawyer he hunted me up and said he was going to start a band of robbers, and I might join if I would go back to the widow and be respectable. So I went back" (Twain 1355). For Huck it was uncomfortable living in the house because he was so used to living on his own and doing stuff for himself. He enjoyed finding his own clothes and food before he
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