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Twains Huck Finn compared to the movieThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a classic novel about a young boy who struggles to save and free himself from captivity responsibility and social injustice Along his river to freedom he aids and befriends a runaway slave named Jim The two travel down the Mississippi hoping to reach Cairo successfully However along the way they run into many obstacles that interrupt their journey By solving these difficult tasks they learn life lessons important to survival The reader will find Huck and Jim more knowledgeable at the conclusion of the novel and notice their love for life and for each otherAfter reading the novel and watching the Disney film Huck Finn you will find many difference Many of the classic scenes have been switched around and combined in the 1993 version The major difference between the movie and the book is an important character named Tom Sawyer who is not present or mentioned in the film It is true from reading the story that Tom was a really big influence on Huck who obviously wants to be everything like him Tom can be seen as Hucks leader and role model He has a good family life but yet has the free will to run off and have fun Tom is intelligent creative and imaginative which is everything Huck wishes for himself Because of Toms absence in the movie Huck has no one to idolize and therefore is more independent Twains major theme in the novel is the stupidity and faults of the society in which Huck lives There is cruelty greed murder trickery hypocrisy racism and a general lack of morality All of these human failings are seen through the characters and the adventures they experience The scenes involving the King and Duke show examples of these traits The two con-artists go through many towns playing the same tricks and scams on the gullible townspeople hoping
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