Huck Finn Quotes About Education

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Most people think that education only happens in a school, but there are other ways to be educated. The adventures of huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, illustrates lessons learned by a young boy, Huck Finn. Huck has met many people on his travels and many of them taught him at least one thing he could use in his life; Huck’s most important educators are Pap, Tom, and Jim; these men have taught him more than anyone else. First off jim, a slave at first but after his owner died she set him free but people think he is a runaway slave, he follows huck on his adventure and they set off to do amazing things. Jim teaches him two main things, that blacks are as good as white and that blacks care for each other as whites do. Jim saying that blacks are as good as whites is true of course but Huck does not know that until he really looks at how Jim is and how he works. Huck realises that blacks care as much as whites do for their people, “and I do believe he cares just as much for his people as white …show more content…

Pap is Huck’s father, but Huck does not like him because he is abusive, a drunk, and does not treat huck good at all. Still he taught Huck so much in his life. One of the things he teaches Huck is how to borrow, “it warn’t no harm to borrow things if you was meaning to pay them back some time”. But of course he would never pay them back. Pap also teaches Huck that you don’t need to go to school, but Pap is just afraid that Huck will become smarter than him. It just shows how arrogant Pap is. Last but not least, Tom. Tom is not the person that helps a lot. He only gets his ideas out of books, and everything has to be just like the books that he read. “I don’t know. But that's what they do. I've seen it in books; and so of course that’s what we’ve got to do”. He teaches Huck that there is a whole nother side of adventure. Huck believes that if someone can read and write, they are better and Huck listens to them, and believe that they are always

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