Huck Finn, Theme/Chapter Analysis
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... May 12, Themes in the book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Multiple themes have been stressed upon in this novel. Twain depicts the dreadfulness of slavery and racism through the character Jim. He is going to be sold away from his family by Miss Watson, so he runs away. Huck travels with him down the Mississippi, but even Huck at first treats him like a piece of property, and Jim, because Huck is white, must do what this twelve year old boy wants. Even though he is a slave, Jim shows Huck that he is a real human being, who has true feelings and who deeply cares for his family. Huck begins to understand Jim and accept his humanity. As a result, he is willing to fight for his friend.
These themes hav...