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'Freedom' means everything
when you have been property your whole life.
'Freedom means not being forced into society, or following an established set of rules.
Freedom is one of the most obvious and prominent themes of ''Huck Finn??????''. Author Mark Twain demonstrates this theme througout the entire novel. The most obvious example is Jim, a runaway slave Huck befriends at the start of the adventures. Jim demonstrates the horrifying effects of slavery on the human race. Through Jim, the audience learns about the humanity of slaves, and their desire for freedom. Huck, on the other hand, is longing to be free in another sense. Huck doesn't want to be in civilized society, obligated to follow it's rules. Huck is still a child, a rebel, and a smooth talker. To him, society means being tied down and conforming- something he was not meant for.
The Mississippi River is the most important symbol for freedom of the entire novel. When Jim and Huck are on the raft in the river, tney answer to no one. Jim gets his first taste of freedom when he is on the raft. He no longer has to take orders from an owner. For the first time, he feels like a free man. The river means freedom for Huck as well,, When on the river, doesn't have to act proper, or worry about getting beaten by his Pap.
''You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.''
We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all.
This is Huckleberry Finn, a mischevious youngster who engages in many adventures with Jim
Meet Jim, runaway slave of Miss Watson, one of the sisters who try to civilize Huck.
We catched fish and talked, and we took a swim now and then to keep off sleepiness. It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big, still river, laying on our backs looking up at the stars, and we didn't ever feel like talking loud, and it warn't often that we laughed—only a little kind of a low chuckle. We had mighty good weather as a general thing, and nothing ever happened to us at all—that night, nor the next, nor the next
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Awesome music! It fits the theme well :-)