Huckle Berry Finn Essay

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Huckleberry Finn Chapters 1-3: 1. Identify: Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer, Jim, Miss Watson and Widow Douglas. Huck Finn is the narrator of the story. He is a 13 year old boy that is not educated, meaning that he does not know the school basics. He forced to survive on his own because he is the on of a drunk. His best friend is Tom and doesn’t care if his beliefs go against those of society. Tom is Huck’s friend he also was n the book Tom Sawyer from which Huck refers to in the beginning. Tom likes wild plans that he gets from novels. Jim is a household slave. Jim is also superstitious. Miss Watson is the Widow Douglas sister and lives with her. The widow Douglas seems to have adopted Huck and is trying to civilize him. 2.Why doesn't Huck get along with Miss Watson and Widow Douglas? Huck doesn’t seem to get along with Miss Watson and the Widow Douglas because they are always making him do things he doesn't like. They make him wear tight and un-comfortable clothes that he not used too. He also hates to come when they call him; I think that it makes him feel like an animal. 3.What does Huck think about religion - specifically the good and the bad place and prayer? Huck thinks that prayers do not work because his have not been answered. Miss Watson and Widow Douglas describe two gods that he sees are one being wonderful and the other one is terrible and he would prefer to go with the good one but sees this difficult because he doesn’t think that he is good enough. 4. Give at least two examples of superstition in this section of the novel? Two superstition examples in this part of the novel may be: Jim’s magic hairball that can tell the future. Also when Jim thinks that he is when Jim thinks he is harassed by witches. As it was said in the beginning Jim is a very superstitious person 5. Contrast Huck and tom. What are their main differences? The main

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