The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | The Contradictions in Huck Finn

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The Contradictions in Huck Finn

Summary: Essay examines the contradictions in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Often in literature, the personalities of characters become complex as they are influenced by outside forces. The same holds true for Huck Finn, the main character of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Huck has a strong dislike for inhumane acts, such as violence, theft, and cruelty towards others. Huck is also very caring and understanding towards Jim and other characters throughout the book. However these positive traits are contradicted within Huck's personality. In contrast to his detestation for immoral acts, Huck plays practical jokes on people throughout the book. Also, despite his caring and understanding nature, Huck appears to be very racist. However, this racism is mostly influenced by the society Huck lives, the south during the early 19th century. Huck's personality is characterized by a series of contradictions: he hates immoral acts, yet tricks people; he acts in a kind and...

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