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Ernest Hemmingway once said he felt cheated by Mark Twains ending to Huckleberry Finn I would agree The last several chapters show an expensive change in the tone and message of the book They also seem to diminish the growth of Hucks character I also feel that the backdrop of the Phelps Plantation makes the storys end less plausible Twains masterpiece begins unraveling as all the characters reunite at the Phelps Plantation The fact that Jim is sold to Toms aunt and uncle at the precise time that Tom is planning a visit is too coincidental to be credible This also begins to shift the readers focus from Huck back to Tom The ensuing chapters and attempted escape originate from Toms character and ideas thus ignoring the potential of Hucks new maturity and moral growth gained on the river Huck and Jim were in the freedom quest together and Juck should ahve played a key role in helping Jim to escape A possible alternative could have Huck shot instead of Tom Afterall Huck did come to the conclusion that he would go to hell to save Jimpg207 Jim was the closest thing to family that Huck had Twain should have had Huck try harder to save him This would have been the climax of lessons learned on the river The freeing of Jim by Miss Watson is another mistake in Twains ending I feel that this book had deep messages of humanity and moral rights These are clearly things that Huck dealt with the most Yet Twain chooses to have Jim freed due to his legal right not his moral right as a human From my point of view this one fact trivialized the whole journey down the river Jims fight for freedom and Hucks struggle to view Jim as human was for nothing When Miss Watson willed Jim free she further proved that he was nothing but a
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