Huckleberry Finn Character Analysis Essay

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn In Mark Twain’s book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck Finn was a troubled kid who grew up and matured in several ways. Huck ran away and had to learn how to make it on his own, and as he went on that journey of going from boyhood to adulthood he learned so much about doing the right thing. During the course of Huck’s journey he creates a strong wilful bond with Jim, and learns a lot about doing right. Huck thought it would be funny to play a joke on Jim, and leave the dead snake in his bed as a prank forgetting that the mate of a snake would come and lay with it. Huck then later felt bad about leaving the snake in his bed, and getting him bit by one. Before Huck wouldn’t care much about playing a prank but he learned that what he did was wrong and knew that he was doing bad, and wanted to change his ways. Huck was beginning to gain a conscience and was becoming more aware of responsibility for his actions, Huck was feeling guilty about his part in a criminal scandal of the duke and king, who plotted to rob the Wilks girls of their father’s money. Huck reminds himself that what he was doing wasn’t right and he needed to make a change about his actions, “I says to myself, this is a girl that I'm letting that …show more content…
Huck lies to Aunt Sally and tells her he is Tom, and is caught in his own lie “she grabbed me and hugged me tight; and gripped me by both my hands and shook and shook… children, it’s your cousin Tom” (pg 220). He doesn’t realize that he is getting caught in his own lie and feels that he should continue with it. Huck lies to the women about being a girl to find out what people had been saying about disappearance. “The he studied it over and said, couldn't I out on some of them old things and dress up like a girl.” (pg 54). Huck used a immature way to find put informations and it didn’t do him any good when he was caught by the

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