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Throughout all of his adventures Jim shows compassion as his most prominent trait He makes the reader aware of his many superstitions and Jim exhibits gullibility in the sense that he Jim always assumes the other characters in the book will not take advantage of him One incident proving that Jim acts naive occurs halfway through the novel when the Duke first comes into the scene By right I am a duke Jims eyes bugged out when he heard that In the novel Huck Finn one can legitimately prove that compassion superstitious and gullibility illustrate Jims character perfectly To begin with among the many characteristics of Jim his compassionate nature shows throughout the book When Huck and Jim come across the floating boathouse Jim finds a dead man inside He advises Huck not to look as he says Its a dead man dead two er three days come in Huck but doan look at his face At the end of the book the reader finds out that the dead man turns out as Hucks father Further on down the river Huck and Jim engage in a deep conversation Jim speaks of the family he feels he has left behind Jim tries hard to save up all his money in hopes of buying back his wife and children when he becomes a free man He expresses that he feels terrible for leaving behind his family and misses them very much As a result Huck feels responsible and guilty for ruining Jims freedom Huck decides that he wants to reveal the truth that Jim really isnt a free man His conscience tells him not to and instead he finds himself helping Jim rather than giving him up Jim feels so thankful to Huck when he says its all on account of Huck Is a free man yous the best friend Jims ever had Even further along Huck becomes separated from Jim and
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