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When Huck is contemplating about the letter which may determine Jims fate he eventually tears it up and thinks that he will go to hell Such a rash act followed by a wild assumption is one of the many examples that show Huck as a nave boy Mark Twain the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn however is able to use this navet to convey many ideas rather than using an omniscient narrator In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the effect of having a young nave boy as the protagonist and narrator is that the reader views the moral development of Huck more clearly and realistically as he changes from being an impressionable boy to someone who shows a perceptive understanding of society His struggle against societys moral values is more comprehensible as he possesses many of those qualities that a young nave boy may possess such treating people in a fair and unbiased manner We as readers come to understand the feelings of Huck and sympathize with him due to his young age Through the many people and incidents Huck encounters and witnesses Twain is able to criticize society indirectly while not making it too obvious by using an omniscient narrator or by writing the novel in third person Huck lives in a society where blacks are considered inferior to whites In the Southern American society almost all adults share this opinion as they themselves own black slaves and are against abolishing slavery If Twain had chosen a mentally developed narrator then any change in morals and virtues would seem unrealistic and rather ineffective This is primarily because of the stereotype that everyone had about blacks being unemotional illiterate and worth only to work for others They were simply regarded as objects whose loss would not be too great For example when Huck tells Aunt Sally that only a nigger died in the steamboat accident she replies by saying Well its lucky because
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