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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 an 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 5 In chapter four Huck sees Paps footprints in the snow So 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
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