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Huckleberry helps Jim, who is a slave escape and find his way to freedom, going down the Mississippi River.
A common word that was used through out the book, towards the blacks was "nigger". For example Huck admits that Jim "had an uncommon level head, for a nigger." This word was also common in the time in which the book took place, where slavery took a big part .
Slavery came with alot of stereotypes towards the blacks. one of them being, that they had no education and no level of intelligance at all. Huck notcices that Jim does not fall into this stereotype because he says "I knowed he was white inside.". Huck means that he though that whites were the only ones with intelligence and manners, and Jim proves to him that what society says isnt always right.
Slavery was one of the most important themes trhoughout the story. Huckleberry went through a long journey, to help his friend JIm escape from slavery and reunite with his family. At frist Huckleberry was in it for an adventure, not because he believed that the blacks should be free, but as the story went on he learned more about himsellf. At one point in the book Huckleberry Finn almost turned Jim in. This was a moral dilemma that helped him grow thoughout his journey. He did not know wether he should help his friend out by doing something that was illegal or do something that would contradict what society said. He stays stong and continues to help Jim, this shows that his character is growing in personality. He developes his own thoughts and does not do what society tells him to, but what he beleives is right. In the end Huckleberry beleived that slaves should be free and helped one escape and find his way to freedom.
We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.
This Picture represents Huck and Jims journey to freedom. The reft is their own place where they feel like they can escape society and its the way to escape slavery for Jim.
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