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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain has a flawed ending in which Twain did on purpose As the novel progresses the reader is drawn into the world that Huckleberry lives in and the journey he is traveling on with Jim Unfortunately the entire story starts to change as soon as Tom Sawyer comes into the novel and as the book comes to an end everything appears to make a full circle Toms role in the novel overshadows Huck the main character and the story concludes that society never really changes In spite of Hucks development the closing chapters in the novel involving Tom Sawyer are inconsistent with the characterization and the theme of friendship However Twains using these inconsistencies to show that racism isnt easily solvedIn the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Huck is inconsistently drawn In the beginning of the novel Huck is a very racist young boy He is constantly growing and is forcedto fight a battle inside himself He has to determine whether his mind is right and what hes been taught to be true or if what he feels in his heart is the real truth We see Hucks heartfinally beat his mind and choice to go against what he was taught and do what felt right I was a-trembling because Id got to decide forever betwixt two things and I knowed it I studied a minute sort of holding my breath and then says to myself All right then Ill go to hellchapter 31 192 line 34 Huck decides to help Jim in escaping to freedom evenif it was against what he knew to be moral and right Huck went from thinking of Jim as simply Miss Watsons nigger to risking his own freedom for his newest and quite possibly closestfriend Huck changed his views about African- Americans after truly spending time with Jim alone He realized that all the stereotypes about other races werent true This single
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