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Symbols of Freedom in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

Summary: Several serious themes run throughout Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," but the overriding theme is freedom. This can be seen in Huck's escape from Miss Watson's house, freedom for Jim the slave, and the Mississippi River.
In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain shows various themes. Some general themes are child neglect, slavery, and friendship. The theme that Mark Twain seems to portray is freedom. What is freedom? There are many ways the word can be thought as. Freedom is the condition of being free of restraints. Huck is a young rascal and Jim is a runaway slave whereas they both obtain their own kind of freedom. Huck constantly tried to escape civilization while Jim wanted to not be a slave anymore. Huck and Jim represent the theme of freedom by their struggle to attain it as they go on through their adventures together.

Because of Miss Watson's effort to civilize Huck in the beginning he "couldn't stand it no longer"(3) so he "lit out." At first Huck would just sneak out at night to join...

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