The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Essay | Huckleberry Finn-people Must Escape Society to Be Free

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Huckleberry Finn-people Must Escape Society to Be Free

Summary: Although Huckleberry Finn took place prior to the Civil War, it is evident that this country's society has not progressed as much as one might have hoped for. Huck Finn gained his freedom once he began to accept Jim as a man, just as today's society will be free once we begin to openly accept each other.
Throughout life, one must realize that in order to be truly free, people must live out of society. Being part of society raises expectations to conform to what seems to be right in the eyes of society as a whole. In doing so, individuality and freedom can often be stripped of their roles in one's life. The world defines free as not controlled by obligation or the will of another.

This quote is made valid in the novel, Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. The protagonist of the story, Huck Finn, breaks free from the conformity society has placed on him. Similar to a caterpillar breaking out of its cocoon into a butterfly, Huck Finn goes from an immature young boy to a mature young adult while he ventures into a world unknown to him accompanied by his new found friend, Jim. While...

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