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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Conflict With Social Authority It was according to the old saying give a African-American an inch and hell take an ellHere was this African-American which I had as good as helped to run away coming right out flat-footed and saying he would steal his children - children that belonged to a man I didnt even know a man that hadnt ever done me no harm98 Despite the fact Huckleberry Finn Huck is preteen boy one cannot help but realize the hypocrisy in this statement that he said to himself It is hypocritical because what he is accusing Jim the African-American of stealing children from somebody he didnt even know is the exact same thing slave owners did when they brought slaves from Africa Huck preaches things he does not except for himself many times Huck later on he has an internal conflict about the question of turning his friend Jim in Huck also has various discrepancies with authority which includes Miss Watson Pap and social values of the 1800s in general Through The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the character of Huck Mark Twain question humans and their relationship with social authority and the hypocrisy in their actions Huck has a desire to turn in Jim a few times While one the way to Cairo Huck takes the canoe by himself to talk to the police boat that patrols the area He plans to turn in Jim but Jim keeps on saying how much Huck means to him Huck says I was paddling off all in a sweat to tell on him but when he says this it seemed kind of take the tuck all out of meI warnt right down certain whether I was glad I started or whether I warnt99 The last sentence of this quote shows that Huck does not know what to do He can either turn in Jim or disregard everything he has
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