Although he believed his choices were immoral or unethical, we now know that it was quite the opposite, as the moral standards of this time were in essence the unethical choices and Huck's were the proper choices. Huck could see the importance of friendship over possessions, and risked his life saving a run-away slave because of the uncomfortable emptiness he would experience had he turned in Jim. This portrayal of childhood knowledge can be examined in today's society also. People grow to be prejudiced against certain types of people, just as Huck was as he was growing up. Luckily, Huck overcame this inborn prejudice by examining what really counts in life, and this is a lesson that everyone, from previous societies to today, needs to listen to.
It discusses the racial issues and how doing the wrong thing is characterized as right or as being civilized. It demonstrates how society can ignore their own faults because they're common, and become very hypocritical. The salve owners thought there was nothing wrong with what they were doing, that they were such good people because it was common for people to own slaves then. Society had to know that this was wrong, because even Huck could figure out that slavery and racism was wrong even when society showed that it was okay to degrade human beings. Huck found a friend in Jim and that's all that matter to him.
Huck also behaves from a correct moral sense in his relationships. (Adventures) Huck takes issue in the Duke and the Kings deceit but only when he develops a relationship with the person who is affected. For example, when they steal Mary Jane’s inheritance, Huck gives her what is rightfully hers because he feels bad, but he does not seem to be bothered when the Duke and King perform “The Royal Nonesuch” for a town of people that he has no connection with.. Twain tries to show that the correct thing is not always the traditional thing through Huck befriending Jim. Due to Huck’s upbringing, he cannot help but feel wicked living with Jim but he finds peace with it.
To a man like Edmond Dantes, freedom is one of the things he valued most because he wasn’t considered a wealthy man like Danglars. So what Dantes did was take away what mattered most to Danglars, his money. Dantes had earlier funded D... ... middle of paper ... ... refused by Mercedes, but he then read a passage in Faria's writing that does approve of what happened to the bad guys, and is okay with what he has done. Edmond Dantes was a hard working, honest, and friendly man. It was only until others changed his life completely for the worse, did he begin to seek vengeance on those who did him wrong.
Through these reactions, the reader is able to see that Huck was beginning to like the company that Jim provided. Huck knows that his family would be ashamed if they knew he was helping a runaway slave. Despite what society and his family thought, Huck goes with his conscious and keeps his promise with Jim. “Twain of course is well aware of how ridiculous the “rescue” of Jim appears, if only because ... ... middle of paper ... ... this sudden moment, Huck decided that he was going to have a mind of his own. Huck would no longer continue believing the brainwash that Pap and the rest of society told him to believe.
In other words, you are not doing a good thing for your own self interest, but because you know it is morally right. This is also known as goodwill. In the article that
The third reason why this is not a racist piece of literature is it shows that there in no racial boundrys in love and compassion for another human being. It shows the development of Huck and Jims’ father and son type of relationship. This novel concretely shows that relationships of any sort are not bound by race. The novel also shows how one’s ideals can change in spite of what you have been taught. Huck deciding that he would go to hell to help Jim escape to freedom is probably the most non racist part of the whole novel, and it is what the book is built upon.
Thinking to himself he says, “Well I says to myself at last, I’m going to chance it I’ll up and tell the truth this time.” Huck feels bad and decides to tell the truth to Mary Jane about The Duke and The King. He does this because he cares to Mary Jane and does not want to let her lose all the money because The Duke and The King steal it. This is great growth by Huck because at the beginning of the book he did not care about stealing or lying. He was apart of the band of robbers which stole thing from people all the time. It was big thing
Although every relationship has its highs and lows, in John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men, George was justified in killing his sidekick Lennie for being a burden and for the trouble he had caused. As Lennie admired his brother-like friend, George only saw Lennie as a hardship that held him back from living a normal life. George was the role model and leader of the partnership who viewed Lennie as a burden and a waste of time. George, being smart and independent could have lived the ordinary or ideal lifestyle, except Lennie was always in the way. Growing annoyed with his sidekick, George tended to lash out.
This created a lot of controversy since Mark Twain was promoting the things that the society didn’t like. This was significant because of slavery being the norm and someone going against it was deemed wrong. Huckleberry Finn has embraced his way of individualism since instead of discriminating against Jim, he embraces him as a companion and as a friend. Huckleberry Finn d... ... middle of paper ... ...ng emotions which is something that Huck finds incorrect. Throughout the book, Jim’s emotions are showcased which results in Huck’s pity and also his connection to Jim because now he wants to help Jim become a free man and escape the wrongdoings of society.