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Huck Maturity

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Huck Maturity

Throughout the novel the adventure of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck, and the main character of the story makes many decisions on his adventure that could affect him and his adventures of running away from home. However, his decisions lead him to being a mature person at the end; he has making decisions that could lead to the end on his adventure. There are many things and decision that he makes as a mature person and make him different from the beginning of the story.

Huck is mature at the end because tom acts as a father figure to him. He would be able to do the same as what tom did on his adventure, and follow tom and making maturity decisions that tom did. Huck said, “Tom told me what his plan was, and I see in a minute it was worth fifteen of mine style.” This shows that hucks are able to do and copy tom and doing brave things to free Jim and could lead both get killed.

Huck also matures because he learns to figure out the difference between bad and the good. He makes many immature decisions at first but he change at last and knows what is good and what is bad for him and makes right decisions to go on his adventure. Huck says to himself, “But I reckon I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and civilize me, and I cant stand it. I was there before.”(Page 56).he would be able to know what is good and bad for him and be who he is so he run away and go on his adventure.

Huck has also become matured because he is a survival, he can outcome all obstacles and be able to take care of himself. However, he has many difficult decisions to make on his adventure just like tom. He would run away from his family and live his free life and can take care of himself. Huck said, “I hadn’t had a bite to eat since yesterday, so Jim he got out some corn dodgers and buttermilk, and pork and cabbage and greens ---- there aunt nothing in the world so good when its cooked right and whilst I eat my supper we talked and had a good time….. We said there wasn’t a home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem s cramped up and smothery, but a raft doesn’t. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.” Huck feels more comfortable on the raft than living with his dad and other because he would be able to do what he wants to and could taking care of him without other helps.

Huck has changed a lot and making so many decisions on his adventure just like tom did. He would able to take care of himself, and also help Jim free out of slavery and risk his life. Huck isn’t the old Huck at the beginning of the novel anymore, he is growing up and makes decision just like a matured person.

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