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In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain there is a lot of superstition Some examples of superstition in the novel are Huck killing a spider which is bad luck the hair-ball used to tell fortunes and the rattle-snake skin Huck touches that brings Huck and Jim good and bad luck Superstition plays an important role in the novel Huck Finn In Chapter one Huck sees a spider crawling up his shoulder so he flipped it off and it went into the flame of the candle Before he could get it out it was already shriveled up Huck didnt need anyone to tell him that it was a bad sign and would give him bad luck Huck got scared and shook his clothes off and turned in his tracks three times He then tied a lock of his hair with a thread to keep the witches away You do that when youve lost a horseshoe that youve found instead of nailing it up over the door but I hadnt ever heard anybody say it was any way to keep of bad luck when youd killed a spiderTwain 4 In chapter four Huck sees Paps footprints in the snow Huck goes to Jim to ask him why Pap is here Jim gets a hair-ball that is the size of a fist that he took from an oxs stomach Jim asks the hair-ball why is Pap here The hair-ball will not answer Jim says it needs money so Huck gives Jim a counterfeit quarter Jim puts the quarter under the hair-ball The hair-ball talks to Jim and Jim tells Huck that it says Yoole father doan know yit what hes a-gwyne to do Sometimes he spec hell go way en den agin he spec hell stay De bes way is tores easy en let de ole man take his own way Deys two angles hoverin roun bout him One uvem is white en
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