Also asked, what does the Mississippi River represent in Huck Finn?
For Huck and Jim, the Mississippi River is the ultimate symbol of freedom. Alone on their raft, they do not have to answer to anyone. The river carries them toward freedom: for Jim, toward the free states; for Huck , away from his abusive father and the restrictive “sivilizing” of St. Petersburg.
Likewise, how does Mark Twain use symbolism in Huckleberry Finn? Two examples of Twain’s symbolism is the Mississippi River and the raft that Huck Finn and Jim are using for transportation. Twain uses the Mississippi river as a symbol of freedom. As they become closer as friends, Huck Finn becomes confused about society’s views because he can not understand why nobody likes Jim.
Also question is, what is Jim a symbol of in Huck Finn?
In Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , Jim is a slave who shows compassion for Huck and creates a moral dilemma for him. He is also Twain’s symbol for the anti-slavery message.
What is satirized in Huck Finn?
Throughout the novel, Twain uses Huck to satirize the religious hypocrisy, white society’s stereotypes, and superstitions both to amuse the reader and to make the reader aware of the social ills of that present time. One of the main victims of Twain’s satire is Religion.