Huckelburry Finn Essay

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Huckleberry Finn’s Journey Through Life

The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn takes the readers through many different twists and turns as well as emotions. A stunning tale about a young boy who is looking to over come his father and make it on his own. Here, I set out on a task to find the hero’s journey as expressed throughout this story.
The story begins off with the main character, Huck, planning to break out of his ordinary world. Huck is living with the Widow Douglas upon the disappearance of his father. His father, whom most have presumed to be dead, is a character that comes in later in the story and leaves the readers with a feeling of disgust. When the story takes a turn and the readers realize Huck’s father is indeed alive, we
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The crossing of the threshold comes about in a funny way. Huck has gone into town dressed poorly as a young girl. Once he reaches the town, he ends up in Illinois and knocks on the door of a woman’s house. She told him all about the rumors of Huck and

his disappearance, not knowing that she was actually having the conversation with Huck himself. She then tells him how most people are blaming Jim for Huck’s death and disappearance. Upon learning this, Huck flees the house and goes immediately back to warn Jim. “ Get up and hump yourself, Jim! There ain’t a minute to lose.
They’re after us!” (54)
The true tests are now ahead of Huck and Jim. They soon meet they’re enemies the Duke and King. Two con-artists that Huck wishes they never met. All four men end up getting themselves head over heals in trouble. Upon their schemes and evil plans, the King and Duke end up getting what they deserve. “They both got powerful mellow, but I noticed the king didn’t get mellow enough to forget to remember to not deny about hiding the money-bag again. That made me feel easy and satisfied” (165).
The approach as well as the supreme ordeal falls at the hands of the Phelps family. The King, being mad about his money loss, has sold Jim to the Phelps family to get a few dollars. Huck goes to the Phelps family and pretends to be Tom Sawyer. When Tom comes, Huck quickly reaches

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