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Essay | Huck Finn: Conscience Vs. Society

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Huck Finn.
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Huck Finn: Conscience Vs. Society

Summary: Analyzes the Mark Twain classic story, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Describes the conflict between Huck's conscience and doing what society expects him to do.
In "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain Huck has the continuing problem whether to do what society says he should do or what his own conscience says he should do. Huck has to make many moral choices; these moral choices help the author shape and develop Huck throughout the novel. Two prime examples of this are when Huck has to decide whether to stay with his Pap or to run away, and when he has the chance to turn Jim in to the slave hunters. Twain develops Huck's character by the choices Huck makes as the novel progresses.

When Huck decides to run away from Pap he has to decide whether to do what is right and stick though Pap's wrath, or to do something that he knows is wrong and run away. He knows the consequences of running away; the town would...

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This section contains 589 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on Huck Finn: Conscience Vs. Society
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