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Huckleberry Finn and Holden Caulfield make take journey into self-discovery In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Huck Finn is trying to find purpose and identity through conflicting of morals While Holden Caulfield in Catcher in the Rye is an adolescent struggling to find mature into manhood In comparison they are both on a journey towards maturity and identity Life itself is a journey full of bonding and experiences which lead to wisdom and understanding Without maturity one may never have these essential experiences This leads to an empty shell of a person never truly feeling passion love or peace Huck Finn is a young boy deciding which morals to hold true The quest for whats right is long and confusing During his adventure is forced to choose between his morals and his conscience When Huck runs into the bounty hunters he is forced to make one of these decisions He must choose whether to turn his run-away slave friend Jim as his conscience advises or to trust his morals and protect his friend in need Fortunately his will is strong and he creates an elaborate lie to prevent Jims capture Huck seeks refuge in nature where right and wrong dont exist and lifes beauty is what is truly important He mentions that nature is peaceful and he need not worry about either his morality or conscience but is allowed to ponder these personal discrepancies Holden Caulfield however has a much more complex yet equally important struggle His struggle is of his own hypocrisy and misunderstanding This struggle can be overwhelming for some and it is for Holden who requires help to come to terms with maturity Even though he is constantly speaks as if he is experienced in connection and bonding they were always just faades Holden thinks he is superior to his environment because he has a false knowledge of it and its workings This is best explained by his reaction his old friend
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