scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 421
Prejudice Prejudice is shown in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in many different ways In many people eyes Huck Finn can be seen as an allegory for why slavery is wrong Slavery is a strong example of prejudice in the book Throughout this novel the theme of prejudice was shown redundantly and in a various type of ways Possibly the most obvious was Mark Twains use of Jim Jim was one of the main character who showed the human side of being a slave Everything that we learn about Jim was through his feelings He runs away because Miss Watson was going to sell him South and separate him from his family Jim also thinks that if he becomes free that he can buy his families freedom Thus showing the satiristic side of prejudice in Mark Twains novel Twain also wants the reader to feel sympathy for Jim and outraged against society by letting Jim take care of Huck and protect him on their journey But this was pushed into the background throughout most of the novel Making the reading think that Twain is attacking slavery and passing0 across the message that it is wrong at the same time This is portrayed by the issue of slavery never being discussed between Huck and Jim The reader must also notice the other slaves in the story Although they are very minor characters we learn small facts that foreshadow the events that occur later on But nothing throughout this tale can be seen as indication of the conclusion At the end the central conflict concerning the issue of prejudice arouse The internal conflict Huck had to deal with was should he free Jim from slavery and be condemned to hell This decision is life altering for Huck He must reject everything that civilization has taught him His judgment showed that he was a good person at heart It also indicates
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA