The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Author:Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is not merely a sequel to the story of Tom Sawyer. Although the book retains the humor, suspense and sheer excitement of its predecessor, it is a much more accomplished and serious work. Mark Twain allows his central charcter to tell his own story, and, at the end, the reader is inclined to agree with Huck wh... more »en he says,
"But I reckon I got to light out for the territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before."
Yes, the boy must have his freedom. He won't put up with the absurdities and brutalities in people's behavior, can't tolerate lies that mask as truth, and must reject society that considers it a sin to help rather than turn in a runaway slave.« less