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Within the pages of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the readers attention is grabbed by key characters including Huck Jim and Pap The relationship between Huck and Pap and Huck and Jim contrast with each other in a big way Both Pap and Jim provide for Huck with characteristics of a patriarch Throughout the novel they each influence Huck with their beliefs and make a different impact on Huck than the other Both Pap and Jim can be seen as a father figure for Huck because they offer guidance that Huck uses throughout the story As Huck and Jim progress on their journey for freedom it is apparent that Pap has made an impression on his young son Pap has taught Huck many life lessons including borrowing and how to deal with a certain kind of people He learnt borrowing from Pap and explained this to the reader saying that I called it borrowing because that was what pap always called it but Tom said it warnt borrowing it was stealing 281 He was referring to a sheet shirt and the fox-fire for Jim who was being held prisoner at the Phelps farm This lesson was taught to Huck by his pap and was later accepted by Huck when he had to borrow something for his friend Jim Pap had also explained to his son the importance of not dealing with stubborn people If I never learnt nothing else out of pap I learnt the best way to get along with his kind of people is to let them have their own way 147 Because Huck had to deal his drunken and abusive father for a period of his life he knew that there was no bother in arguing or standing up to the king and the duke because they had qualities of his Pap Pap also taught Huck how to be a good samaritan In chapter 12 Huck recollects Pap telling him to
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