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Pressure to Conform in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

Summary: In Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," tension develops between trying to conform to what his father and Mrs. Watson wants and Hucks's own wishes. This can be seen when his father holds Huck in the cabin and when his father tells Huck he shouldn't go to school.
In Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", he shows the developing tension within Huck Finn between his conformity to expectations of his father and Mrs. Watson and his own inward questioning about doing what others wanted him to do or what he wanted to do. Protagonist Huck Finn tries to conform first, to the way Mrs. Watson wants him to be which was an intelligent civilized young man. He also tries to conform to the way his father wants him to be which is a low-life like himself. However, Huck still wants to do otherwise. He wants to do what he feels is right for him.

Huckleberry Finn was torn between whether he should conform to the way others want him or the way he wants to be. Huck is kidnapped by his father and taken to a cabin in...

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