Huckleberry Finn Journal

Huckleberry Finn Journal

In the novel Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Huck goes through many adventures on the Mississippi River. He escapes from Pap and sails down the Mississippi with an escaped slave named Jim. Huck goes through the moral conflict of how wrong it is to be helping Jim escape to freedom. Eventually Huck decides he will help Jim and actually steals him from a farmer with the help of Tom Sawyer, a friend. Eventhough Huck and Jim are trying to sail to the Ohio River which leads to freedom, they pass it in the dark.

Over the course of the novel Hucks opinion of Jim changes. In the beginning of their voyage, Huck feels he shouldnt be helping Jim to freedom and almost turns him in to slave catchers Twain 87 “I was paddling off, all in a sweat to tell on him; but when he says this (that Huck is his one and only friend) it seemed to take the tuck all out of me.”. Huck begins to enjoy having Jims company, and when Jim is sold by the Duke and the King, Huck breaks down and cries while asking the Duke where Jim is Twain 208 “sold him I

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