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Why Does Twain Conveys The Purpose Of Huck Finn

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Twain highlights the purpose of his book by suddenly having Tom see a murder. In addition to that, Tom's personality changes from sneaky and into an innocent person. The author wants his readers to understand that change can be caused by something people see. It can be conveyed that Tom is not the same person anymore from experiencing this scene. "He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again..." it says in the text. Normally, Tom would react to his aunt's punishments by fooling her into not giving them, but this time, he pleaded for forgiveness! This highlights that Tom is scarred for life, not thinking like himself. If he does something bad, he feels guilty for it. "They began to feel a vague fear that they
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