Twain makes Huck's isolation from society apparent for the reader immediately through a comment made from a respectable and pious woman, Widow Douglas, who has brought Huck to live with her in her home. I know what you'll say. When he runs away from his father and hooks up with Jim, the runaway slave, he finds the true friendship he has been seeking. Throughout the story we see Huck's compassion for the man. Firstly Natural Moral Law is said by Aqunius to be instinctive, what he meant by that was that to make the right moral decisions is in our nature. Be it when a rattle snake bites Jim, and Huck nurses him back to life, or when Huck is being interrogated about who his raft companion is; Huck feels it necessary to protect and aid Jim on their journey Pap is the semblance of a poor father; he drinks, scams, and beats his own son.
His moral standing was based on what is easier, right or wrong. Nevertheless, Huck is still a boy, and is influenced by others, particularly by his imaginative friend, Tom. He lets Jim go on thinking he is still a runaway slave, whereas in fact he is a free man. Due to the fact that, Huck is a compassionate young boy, he battles racism and the hypocrisy of society through his relationship with Jim. When the raft first drifts off, Huck could have stayed on the shore and been safe, but he doesn't even think of not following Jim. Huck goes with the most powerful motivation to set Jim free no matter what the cost may be for him. Jim's simple ideas offer a greater aid to Huck, than any that Pap had ever given.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is truly shocked that Jim would steal his wife and children. Just see what a difference it makes in him the minute he judged he was about free. For example the heart receives the instruction to beat,the lungs receive instruction to breathe etc. The duke and the dauphin's subsequent conning of the good-hearted and vulnerable Wilks sisters is the first step in the con men's increasingly cruel series of scams, which culminate in the sale of Jim.
After the two set out on the raft Jim attempts to protect Huck by any means he posses. The boys toy with Jim because the society that they grow up in says that they are better than him because he is black, and they are white. Huck does not treat Jim like a slave when they travel together, this shows the reader that Huck views Jim as an equal in most ways. In fact, Jim could be described as the only existent adult in the novel, and the only one who provides an encouraging, decent example for Huck to follow. Jim was portrayed as any husband and father who had been separated from his family. Twain makes it evident that Huck is a young boy who comes from the lowest levels of white society. The relationship between Huck and Jim is very interesting.
After the two set out on the raft Jim attempts to protect Huck by any means he posses. Huck chooses not to turn in Jim despite what society thinks, and for once follows his own conscience. Pap is an ignorant drunkard who attempts to swindle and scam any possible person. The book was more likely banned because it showed Huck consorting with Jim the escaped slave as an equal. Is he a victim of circumstance, or does he make his own destiny? While both gods and humans have fairly similar personalities Greek gods have a certain amount of power that, given motivation from an arrogant mortal, they are all too willing to manipulate for their own entertainment without regard to.
When Tom was shot in the leg, Jim was there to make sure he was taken care of, and when Huck's father was lying there dead, Jim did everything he could to make sure Huck wouldn't see something like that. Huck's distrust of the society that surrounds him becomes increasingly clear as he travels down the river with Jim. Unlike his relationship with Jim, Huck does not feel the comfort that he feels when he is in the presence of Jim. The second main difference is their personalities. The moment is an important one, for it establishes Jim as an authority figure and readers recognize his experience and intelligence.
Huck and Jim go on an adventure for to be enlightened and for freedom. Twain's use of Huck and Jim's Relationship to show the progression of Blacks in Society Huck's view as Jim as just a foolish slave Huck 'and Jim's developing relationship on the river Huck's new view of Jim and their relationship Conclusion In conclusion, Mark Twain uses Jim to represent the black people in society and show that it is time to integrate them fully into society. Some critics believe that he acts as a father figure for Huck. Although Huck quickly realizes the men are frauds, he and Jim remain at their mercy, as Huck is only a child and Jim is a runaway slave. The book spotlights the personal growth and development of the protagonist, Huckleberry Finn, through the theme of nature. I reck'n he's ben dead two er three days. When Tom appears he pretends to be his own brother, Sid, and starts to complicate the situation with Jim.
Everybody that wants to join has got to take an oath, and write his name in blood. Jim's love for Huck, however, extends past their friendship to the relationship of parent and child. The father son also requires respect and love from the child for the father. Throughout the novel Jim expresses nobility through his selfless nature, his strength to good while resisting evil, and his ability to bear with any misfortune that may befall on him or his loved ones. In the novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain uses the Mississippi River to show the value of freedom. He realized that Jim possessed many of the same characteristic qualities that separated whites from blacks. As the novel progresses, this nature reveals itself as complete faith and trust in his friends, especially Huck.