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A complex literary work may have several themes In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain it has many themes In my opinion I think the most important theme is that people in our world can distort what is right and just causing an individual to break away from their ideas This theme is conveyed through Huck Finns struggles on whether or not to turn a runaway slave who becomes a friend in or not In chapter 16 the storys protagonist Huckleberry Finn begins to think that helping Jim the runaway slave get to freedom is wrong He believes that it is his fault that Jim has gotten away from his owner Miss Watson Huck says I begun to get it through my head that he was most free---- and who was to blame for this Why me Through Twains use of dialect he has Huck refer to Jim as a nigger This shows that Huck has no problem using racial slurs Which to his knowledge was okay He did not know that it is wrong due to its everyday use in Southern language As the plot moves along into Chapter 19 Huck and Jim meet up with two men they call themselves the Duke and the Dauphin But in Twains use of characterization of Huck he uses his sense to figure out that these two men are charlatans Huck says It didnt take me long to make up my mind that these liars warnt no kings nor dukes at all but just low-down humbugs and frauds But I never said nothing never let on When Huck says he never let on it was because if he questions the two men they would turn in Jim This action shows Huck is breaking away from Southern morals by helping a slave Twains theme reaches its climax in Chapter 31 when Huck decides to take Jim and make a break for
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