The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Mark Twain's Themes in Huckleberry Finn

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Mark Twain's Themes in Huckleberry Finn

Summary: Examines themes from the Mark Twain novel, Huckleberry Finn. Describes Huck's struggle between society and his own conscience. Explores the author's feelings on slavery.
Throughout his novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain discusses many themes. The most important theme with in this novel is Huck's struggle between society and his own conscience. Twain shows us what is going on inside of the young boy's head many times within this novel. Although Huck battles with society for long periods of time; and on most occasions, his conscience seems to win the fight, helping Huck choose the right thing.

In order to understand where Huck was coming from with these conflicts we must understand, the author's feelings on slavery. Mark Twain once said:

In those old slave-holding days the whole community

was agreed as to one thing--the awful sacredness of

slave property. To help steal a horse or a cow was a low

crime, but to help a hunted slave, ... or hesitate to promptly

to betray him to...

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