The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Huckleberry Finn as a Hero

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Huckleberry Finn as a Hero

Summary: In Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," the title character proves himself as an American hero. Huck uses his wits and intelligence to grow as a person, save Jim, and live with an indpendent and self-reliant attitude.
For countless years America has had this comic book perception of what heroes are; they all have a fancy suit with gadgets or had some strange trait. However in Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a new type of hero arose from the crowd of muscle bound, cape wearing superheroes, one who doesn't use gadgets, can't jump over a building in a single leap, and is not faster than a speeding locomotive, but has cunning wits, more courage than some people wish they had, has a heart of gold, and believes that natural learning matters more than what's in books. He is also not of a distinguished family or nobility he is the every day person. Throughout history all the classical heroes were of noble birth and their position in society was based on their birth. This is not apparent in Huckleberry Finn's...

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