The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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Many people go through many lengths to free from something and to gain their freedom. Sometimes physical objects can resemble the feelings that a person is feeling. Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn he uses the raft, the land, and the river to represent the theme of wanting freedom. In the novel The adventures of Huckleberry Finn there is a theme of wanting freedom, as the story goes on the raft can be a symbol of the theme. The first time that Huck goes aways is right before Pap comes home, this is Huck first chance of freedom because he uses the canoe. Also mid-way through the novel Jim and Huck finally find a raft that was floating down the stream so, they now have the freedom to leave the island and go where they need to go. Since they now have the raft they have the freedom to get food and supplies that may be in the water, that they could not get before. In the novel there is a theme of wanting freedom and the novel reveals the land to be a symbol of the theme.When the steam boat runs over the raft and splits Jim and Huck up, Huck grabs a piece of wood and paddles to land, since that the land was there Huck was free to go. Huck finds a house that he can stay at because of the land. Because of the land Huck and Jim go to a lady's house to figure out what the town knows about the so called murder and runaway slave. Also, in the novel the Mississippi river reveals the theme of the novel, wanting freedom. The first time that Huck and Jim have the chance to
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