Huckleberry Finn Society Analysis

Topics: Family, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, Woman, Marriage / Pages: 4 (848 words) / Published: Mar 18th, 2016
Nathan Jarm
English 11, Period 3
March 18, 2016

How Twain criticizes society

Everyone has a conscience that should be their guide "morality." A conscience is there to tug someone on the shoulder to pull them in the right direction, on what is "right" and what is "wrong." Mark Twain writes a book called "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn" about a delinquent child named Huckleberry Finn that faces challenges throughout the story, deciding what is "right" and "wrong" which makes the character twist and turns at some situations. Mark Twain points out how the story is full of hypocrisy with his characters representing how corrupt things are in the book, by using Huck, some minor characters, and Pap
Society is a group of people living together in a more or less ordered community. Living in a
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He had the whitest shirt on you ever see, too, and the shiniest hat; and there ain't a man in that town that's got as fine clothes as what he had; and he had a gold watch and chain, and a silver-headed cane—the awful- est old gray-headed nabob in the State." (Chapter 6) Pap is belligerent racist drunk that is astonished, that African Americans have the rights to vote also there not allowed to have fine things because of the way he skin color is. Pap is the type of character that everyone dislikes with a passion in this book, also the readers. "It's so. You can do it. I had my doubts when you told me. Now looky here; you stop that putting on frills. I won't have it. I'll lay for you, my smarty; and if I catch you about that school I'll tan you good. First you know you'll get religion, too. I never see such a son." (Chapter 5) Pap is clearly jealous of his own son, fathers should be proud that their children are eager to learn and not make mistakes like they did. In this case pap is the opposite of caring, Pap is the type of man that has no integrity and willing to sell his own son for

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