He is a slave in Miss Watson's house. On the other hand, Jim's reasons for leaving home are entirely different. Petersburg, Missouri a whole new world was opened up to them, they saw the country like never before. Huck Finn p78 After fooling Jim Huck feels awful and apologizes to Jim. In this scene, Huck finally breaks the restraints of society, and indeed, his environment, by ignoring all societal and theological constructs and instead choosing what is right by his conscience.
In the end Huck also tries to free Jim, his mutual friend, after he is recaptured. If Huck had established a meaningful relationship with Jim at this point, we could assume that he would have been too worried about what happened to Jim and too busy actively trying to locate him to even consider taking a nap. Even for just a coming of age novel the powerful message of unconditional love and following instinct proves to have better endings than doing as society demands. Although Huck and Jim were different races at a time of extreme prejudice they still befriended one another. While they were floating down the Mississippi River, Huck was debating whether or not he should return Jim to his owner. To Huck, the latter is the epitome of double standards and hypocrisy. This is also more significant because Huckleberry Finn never had a father and he never really had a role model.
His attitude towards Jim has changed from him feeling Jim to be below him and less of a human, to being his equal. In Huckleberry Finn, Huck and Jim, characters of different races, ages and status, move from simply knowing each other to a close and trusting friendship. Examples Of Trust In Huckleberry Finn 574 Words 3 Pages These qualities tend to lead people in the direction of taking advantage of him. One example of this is in chapter sixteen when the two men come aboard the raft. Owing to his agility of mind, Huck can cook up stories, on the spur of the moment - stories that prove to be life-saving for Jim. He promises not to reveal Jims location to anyone.
He almost gives Jim away to the two slave hunters he meets along the river, but ends up making up a story to keep them from finding Jim. Both of them are viewing their freedom differently though. The two rely upon each other to survive and keep their mental up. In reality they had been separated for quite awhile, and Jim was very upset when he found out it had not been a dream. Danger and suffering is easily second nature in both books, but everywhere Huck and Jim go is full of enemies and unknown elements. The latter's emotional outbursts, when he remembers how he had been cruel towards his daughter, Lizabeth, are enough to astound Huck. Although Huck believes in the rules of the harshly racist society in which he lives, a deeper and sounder part of him keeps making decisions that break those very same rules.
On the other hand, Tom simply believes Jim should be released just because Tom believed the story of releasing Jim would make a great adventure. During this expedition, Huck grows into the person he would be without the influence of a racist society. Huck even makes apologies to Jim while at these times people shouldnt apologies to niggers regardless of the sin done. While Huck often accidentally does good, some people do not see this as an indication that he is a morally good person. The reader will find Huck and Jim more knowledgeable at the conclusion of the novel, and notice their love for life and for each other.
Jim is worried sick about Huck; when Huck finally finds his way back to the raft, he tells Jim a lie to make it seem like he is never lost at all. The character who made the most prominent lesson was none other than Jim who should always be remembered for his adventure through the Huck Finn Character Changes Jim helps Huck develop greater character changes throughout the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. It was quite a coincidence when Huck and Jim met in Jackson Island. Jim was a slave with a big heart who looked at the world in a whole different perspective. Huck discovers that Jim loves him beyond doubt and was truly worried about his disappearance into the river. In the very beginning, it was clear that Huck considers Jim as a slave, on the other hand, Huck did not regard Jim as a normal human like himself.
With Jim hiding the face of the body, readers see the protection that Jim has developed over Huck. Jim is very worried about Huck, and is extremely hurt by the fact that Huck is lying to him. He is not very receptive to Widow Douglas' efforts to refine his or her interference that comes in the way of a carefree life. Specifically in time such as the boat and the robbers, Jim shows loyalty when helping and not leaving Huck. Correspondingly, Huck gains a consideration for Jim and his personal feelings, which he expresses nonchalantly through motley aspects of their journey.
Huck was truly remorseful, and against society, he was willing to apologize to Jim, even though he was a black man. He has had minimal contact with Jim and sees him as merely just slave. Base on the long journeys on the raft, their relationship became Huckleberry Finn's Relationship 718 Words 3 Pages The novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, was written by Samuel Clemens, also known by his pen name Mark Twain. The choice to do what one feels is right and what society teaches us is not always an easy one to make. This relates to the moral growth that Huck Finn experiences throughout his journey. While on the river, Huck seems to put aside everything he has learned from society and forms a strong relationship with a black slave, all in his willing.
How Does Huck Appear To Be Superior To Tom? However, such inconsistencies, irony, and satire are congruent to Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Escape From an Oppressive Society Huckleberry Finn - Escape From a Cruel and Oppressive Society America. They are quick enough to realize that their needs are mutually dependent. He is surprised that Jim should be so concerned about his family. The young boy realizes that Jim has feelings and really cares about him, thus leading him to apologize and break one more time the social conventions. Jim acts as a father by protecting Huck from dangers and risks during their journey. Huck begins the novel with no direction or guidance, living with his drunk and abusive father.