Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a true American

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classic. Twain weaves a tremendous story about a boy, Huck, and a slave, Jim, who
together overcome obstacles, and eventully reach their goals. Huck
is boy who was made for the frointer, where he grows up. He is very
practical, and has superb common sense, allowing him to think
situations through, and decide on the best path to choose. Yet
Huck’s best quality is his deep caring for other human beings,
and this is what makes him such a classic american character. Huck
will stop at nothing to help other people, as shown in his aiding
the king and the duke from escaping the posse, who wanted to kill
them, and of his bringing Jim from slavery. Huck helps so many
others despite leading a dreadful home life. Huck is forced to
fake his own death, and run off from Jim, in order to escape his
drunk and disorderly father. Jim is the other major character of
this novel. He is a slave who is befriended by Huck, and with
Huck’s help, he escapes slavery. Huck shows his givingness to
others in his aiding Jim, and together they become inseperable
friends, and show that despite drastic differences amongst people,
everyone is human, and deserves to be treated equal.