An attribute that truly reflects both Huckleberry and Linda is determination. This is evident when the adventurous Huck is determined to find Jim, an escaped slave who has been unexpectedly sold and taken to Uncle Phelps’ farm. Since Jim is the only true friend Huck has, Huck is willing to go through all odds to save his friend. As Huck is hastily trying to create a plan to save Jim, he declares, “Then I set to thinking over how to get at it and turned over some considerable many ways in my mind…and took the canoe and cleared for shore. I landed below where I judged was Phelps’ place…” (Twain 214,5). Not thinking of the consequences he would face if ...
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