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Essay | Huckleberry Finn's Security Blanket

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Huckleberry Finn's Security Blanket

Summary: Huck's thoughts and beliefs are controlled by society when he is around society. The river controls his destination and physical surroundings when he and Jim are on the river. But on the river, his thoughts and beliefs are free. Huck has stated blatantly that he loves the river much more than the shore. From these proven facts, one can infer that Huck bases his feeling of freedom on whether or not his mind is free.
Huckleberry Finn?s Security Blanket

In childhood, most of everybody in the world has had some item, be it a blanket, a stuffed animal, or even a place, that made him or her feel safe, never at any discomfort. Touching this item or being in this place makes the trivial troubles of childhood go-away. But for Huckleberry Finn in the book (aptly named) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, his trivial childhood problems are dangerous adventures spent with various thieves and a savage drunken father. These types of adventures are more suited for a grown man to endure. Most children have small problems and thus small ?security blankets? such as Teddy Bears and back yards. Huck?s problems are unusually large and dangerous for a child of his age so, befittingly, his ?security blanket?, the Mississippi River, is unusually large as well. T.S. Elliot, in his...

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