Huckleberry Finn 2 Essay

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Huckleberry Finn 2

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Attempting to make decisions is difficult when one experiences doubt in one's mind or when
one's upbringing goes against it. In 'Huck Finn'; by Mark Twain , the main character Huck
has to first confront doubts and then form plans to surmount an impossibly tragic end.
These efforts demonstrate that one's upbringing and morals are sometimes insufficient to
cope with the immense problems that arise along a journey, and that the

decisions one must make must come from the heart. During this story Huck solves many
problems by listening to his heart. Although he believes that he is doing wrong and that
people and god will look down upon him, he is actually doing what is morally correct.

At the beginning of the story Huck runs away from his friends and family to Jacksons
Island. On Jacksons Island he is confronted by Jim who is a runaway slave. Jim being an
African American is looked down on by society. When Huck is faced with the decision of
choosing to rat on Jim or keep his secret Huck has a hard time. He knows subconsciously
that Jim has done something wrong. Yet he follows his heart and decides to keep Jims
secret. He says'; people would call me a low-down abolitionist and despise me for keeping
mum';. Huck here shows that he isn't only running away form home but He's running away
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