Mark Twain and Huck Finn

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In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a thirteen year old boy named Huck learns an important social lesson before a war devoted to making other people think the same. Of course, slavery is the big issue, also the point of the Civil War, is a conflict. This novel would never have had the same impact if the characters didn't turn out the way that they did. In the case of Huck Finn, most of the time character changes mark the advancement of the novel's plot. In Jim's selected quote, that the rest of the chapter help to start the turnaround of Huck's morals, thus starting to change and little by little reveal his character, therefore moving the novel forward and achieving what Mark Twain needs as an author.

Throughout the novel, characters change very much. The most drastic change is in Huck. One of the youngest members of the story, Huck is still easily manipulated, as most teenagers are. Tom Sawyer, on one hand, is changed and "told what to do  by adventure novels and stories. Huck seems to eventually experience first

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