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Naivety of Huckleberry Finn The dialect that Mark Twain used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn mocks the poor education and incompetence of the South in the late 1800s As the narrator of the novel Huck Finn fits the exemplary part of a young and naive boy He does not comprehend the immensity of the world but rather the small portion that he sees As Huck takes the reader through each episode of the book he does not perceive any kind of humor in the word devices he uses He takes them quite seriously and is portrayed as a naive character to the reader Mr Twain has purposely given the readers reason to believe he is mocking the characters in the book with this audacious comedy Huck Finn says out of the ordinary things that most people would not have the slightest idea about At the beginning of chapter one the Widow Douglas tells him of Moses and the Bulrushers He is eager to hear all about the stories of Moses until he finds out that Moses has been dead a considerable long time Huck tells the reader that he dont take no stock in dead people To him there is no lesson in these stories unless the person is alive and is related to someone The novel places realistic views and does not hold romantic value besides that of the character Tom Sawyer Huck does not understand why Tom makes every task so complex yet Huck is very admirable of Toms ideas Throughout the book Huck asks himself if Tom Sawyer would approve of the way he deals with certain matters This shows dramatic irony because Tom would not be stuck in these situations that Huck is in in turn adding to Hucks naivety This brings the readers to the Dauphin and Duke who take advantage of Huck because of his gullibility tricking him into thinking
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