The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Student Essay

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Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

Summary: In the novel, Huckleberry Finn, Pap represents the freedom that Huck lacks in his life. Huck is restrained by society and bound by the status quo of a civilized town. Pap gives Huck an escape from the complexities and difficulties of a modern urban lifestyle.
Pap is the father of Huckleberry Finn, in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Huck's father is a middle-aged man who although briefly appears in the novel, greatly affects Huck, and how the entire novel is played out. Pap is a very conservative southern man who imposes his beliefs strongly on his son Huck. We learn of his several political stances throughout his appearance and how they affect the way Huck lives out his life. He admires his father, although his father is a cruel drunkard. Huck shows a sign of pity and remorse to Pap, and he always seems to forgive him, even under the worst circumstances. This portrays Huck's compassion to another human.

In the novel, Pap represents the freedom that Huck lacks in his life. Huck is restrained by society and bound by the status quo of a civilized...

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