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At the beginning of the novel Jim and Hucks relationship was much different than from when they were working and traveling together There are many examples of how they were not very close at the beginning even though Jim was Miss Watsons slave and Miss Watson was helping the widow Douglas sivilize p 13 Huck The first time we meet Jim it is when Huck sneaks out to go meet Tom Sawyer and the Band of Robbers Huck doesnt speak to Jim He just lies on the ground so that Jim cant see him He gets up when Jim leaves The next time we see Jim it is at the end of chapter four When they meet they are fiddling around with Jims hair ball doing some kind of African superstition Whenever they meet before they see each other on Jacksons Island there doesnt seem to be a mutual friendship between Jim and Huck We can tell this because when Jim and Huck are having a conversation there is a very casual exchange of ideas There is also very little exchange of emotions On the other hand once they meet on Jacksons Island there is a noticeable feeling of camaraderie between the two of them You can tell that because they share the work when they set up their cave so that they can live in it and keep all of their possessions in it The cooperation is evident because of the constant use of the word we not just I or Jim When they are setting up it says So we went back and got the canoeThen we hunted up a place close by to hide the canoeWe took some fish off the lines p 59 You can tell they are sharing all of the work Going back to the point of sharing emotions in chapter 12 when their raft somehow breaks loose from where they tied it up you can hear and
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