Huck Finn Maturity

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Growing up is something that we all must do in life. Some grow and mature faster than others already having that maturity instinct inside of them; while it takes others a little longer to catch on. Growing up can be done through many criteria’s; such as going through and living life experiences and/or learning by trial and error. Of course no one grows up and matures over night; it is almost impossible, but there’s this saying “growing up is unavoidable”. Huckleberry Finn, also known as “Huck” learns growing and maturing the hard way in the book of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. He discovers the way of growing up, and eventually gets a better outlook on life. Edward Weeks, once said, “To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.” If true, then Huck Finn is a great example of maturity. Huck is a young boy from the American South, who takes a stroll down the Mississippi River with a runaway slave. During, their adventure they meet several different people, and Huck becomes a changed person, and even sometimes went against…show more content…
It was a dreadful thing to see. Human being can be awful cruel to one another.” Huck saying that line shows how much he has matured throughout the book. It demonstrates that he knows right from wrong and that he cares for others feeling and cares for how they are being treated. After seeing the Duke and the King being paraded dishonorably through the town, Huck felt good and proud of himself for doing the right thing. Not all kids his age would be able to point out that it’s wrong to treat others poorly; though most would laugh and be amused by others being treated so cruel. Seeing Huck being able to appreciate others and accept them, for whom they are, no matter what the circumstances are, proves how much he as change throughout the story and how mature he has
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