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Huckelberry Finn- Contrast Between Life in St.petersburg and Jackson's Island

Summary: Huck's life in St. Petersburg with Miss Watson and the Widow Douglas was a life that symbolized sophistication, civilization and protection. They put order and responsibility in Huck's irresponsible and sloppy life. At Jackson's island, Jim provides food and shelter for Huck and takes care of him without being violent and abusive like Pap.
Huckleberry Finn is a young boy who from the beginning of the novel is observed as being innocent, gullible and extremely wild. Lacking a mother and having a frequently absent, alcoholic father, Huck is mainly an orphan who lives in St. Petersburg with the Widow Douglas and Miss Watson. Widow Douglas feels that it is her responsibility to civilize and educate Huck. However, Huck is very uncomfortable with a civilized lifestyle and his father's abusive lifestyle. As a result, Huck chooses to escape from society and start his own adventure in his own natural world where he feels the most at home. This allows Huck to be free from civilization and free from all the abuse that his obnoxious father brought to him. During his isolation from rest of the society, Huck stumbles upon Jim, a black slave who...

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