Huckleberry Finn Society Quotes

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Huck is the narrator of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. Huck is thirteen years old, and the son of the local drunk. He is often times forced to survive on his own, and has always been a bit of an outcast. Even though he is formally uneducated he is intelligent, thoughtful, and always comes to his own conclusions about important matters, even if they contradict society’s ideas. Jim is one of Miss Watson’s household slaves. Jim is intelligent, practical, superstitious, and sometimes sentimental. Because Jim is a runaway slave he must rely on other to help him, and is often forced into ridiculous situations. Scout is the narrator of “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Scout is intelligent and considered a tomboy for her time. She has a faith in the goodness of the people in…show more content…
In “To Kill a Mockingbird” Jem and Scout both struggle with the way they see society treat Tom Robinson and the trial. Scout begins to realize that good people do also have some bad in them; And Jem knew that society had good and bad, but didn’t realize the extent of the evil in his society. The theme shapes the plot of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” because as the story goes on Huck and Jim have to continually hide to try and free Jim. This helps the development of their relationship because as the story progresses Jim and Huck begin to bond and help each other. The theme of morals shapes the plot of “To Kill a Mockingbird” because as the story progresses society continues to treat Tom Robinson terribly which conflicts with what Jem and Scout think is right. The plot helps their relationship by showing them they must stick together to try and do what’s right and not fall in to what society believes. These four character’s show us that sometimes the right thing isn’t the same as what everyone else is doing. They try to teach us to do what we believe is right even if no one else
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