The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
, is a book about a thirteen year old boy. Huckleberry is living with the widow Douglas and her sister Ms. Watson because his mother died and his father is mean to him. But huck gets tired of living with them and their civilized ways. So when Huck's father comes back to get him, he decides to go with. After living with his father for a while, he decides he doesn't like it there either. When his father left one day, he made his house look as though there was a murder, his murder. Then Huck took off down the river, and met up with Ms. Watsons slave, Jim. Together the two of them travled down the river, and became friends.

To be completely honest, I really didn't like this book all that much. I'm not sure as to why, I just didn't enjoy reading it. The one thing that I didn't like about it was how if you missed reading a chapter that you weren't completely lost while reading the next. I would have to say that was pretty much the only thing I liked about this book.

What can we learn from reading this book?
I think from reading this book we can learn that people are all the same no matter what color they may be. Huck became friends with Jim even though he knew if anyone found out about it he would be in serious trouble. After worring about it for a little while he realized it was the right thing to do and continued to help Jim out. If some people were a little more like this, I think that there would be a few less problems in the world.

Essential Questions
1. What role does society play in shaping who you are? I think the society plays a big role in making who you are. Depending our where you live and who you live with, will change it drastically. If you grow up living in a society where eveyone is rich and buys the newest, most expensive things, you probably going to be the exact same way. If you grow up living in an area where you get the things that you need and occasionally a special gift, thats how your going to be. I think a society palys a big role.
2. What does freedom mean to you? I think that freedom mean being able to do what you want, as you please. Its chosing for yourself and not having other people making your decisions for you.
3. How do you go about making important decisions? I think when I have to make an important decision, I try to think of what would work best for what the item is.
4. What does Huck Finn teach us about what it means to be human? I think overall that it shows being a human is being free and thinking for yourself. In the book, everytime the talked about Jim, he was refered to as Ms. Watson's Jim, as though he was her property. As Jim and Huck traveled, it was easy to tell that Huck began to treat him as more of a person and a piece of property.