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Symbolism of the River in Huckleberry Finn

Summary: Analyzes Mark Twain's famous novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Interprets the significance of the Mississippi river in the story. Describes how the river can be an open road for a young southern boy.
"Rivers are roads that move" a quote by Pascal that is represented in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the Mississippi River is the open road for this young southern boy. This river represents freedom and unrestraint. Which creates the open and more appealing ease, in a lifestyle on the river. Along with making equals of all who take the journey together by forgetting class and race. While the shore of the river is still hindered by such progressive ideas and represents all that is corrupted and civilized in the world.

On the river Huck feels the absolute freedom and individualism, where he is seemingly worrieless and carefree. "The raft was like freedom, not being' all crumpled up elsewhere," the raft had no need for restrictions of the civilized rules. But a place where Huck can truly be himself...

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