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Huck Finn has lived a life of absolute freedom he isnt used to following any rules or orders from anyone In the start of the story Huck moves in with the Widow Douglas and her sister Miss Watson Both women are fairly old and are really somewhat incapable of raising a rebellious boy like him Nevertheless they attempt to sivilize him in hoping to make him a better person The Widow Douglas and Miss Watson make Huck go to school teach him various religious facts and make him act in a way they believe is socially acceptable Huck who isnt used to this runs away He soon comes back but even though he becomes comfortable with this new lifestyle he never really enjoys the life of manners religion and education that the Widow Douglas and Miss Watson impose on him From the very beginning Huck states that he doesnt want to conform to society The Widow Douglas she took me for her son she would sivilize me I got into my old rags and my sugar hogshead again and was free and satisfied Miss Watson lives with Huck and she is always picking at him trying to make him become conventional She doesnt let Huck smoke when he wants and she is always nagging Miss Watson would say Dont put your feet up there Huckleberry and Dont scrunch up like that Huckleberry set up straight and pretty soon she would say Dont gap and stretch like that Huckleberry why dont you try to behave Huck is an independent person and wants to live a life free of complications The Widow Douglas would try and explain things to Huck while Miss Watson would nag him about things From the beginning of the story we see his instinct come into play and how it affects his decisions throughout the story He almost always goes his own way makes up his own mind and lives
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