Q: [Chapter the Last] Throughout the story, the river represents peace, happiness, and freedom. The towns represent rules, boredom, and sometimes cruelty and treachery. In the last paragraph of the novel, which does Huck say is preferable? What is Twain's purpose for this?
The last paragraph of the novel:
"Tom's most well, now, and got his bullet around his neck on a watch-guard, and so there ain't nothing more to write about, and I am rotten glad of it, because if I'd a knowed what a trouble it was to make a book I wouldn;t a tackled it and ain't agoing to no more. 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"