The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Dramatic Irony

How is Huck's crisis of conscience and the decision about Jim and example of dramatic irony? How do you think Twain intended the reader to reguard Huck's desisions? What does the reader know that Huck doesnt? Does Hucks belief that his actions and his decision to follow his heart are wrong make his desision?more noble?Explain. please use quotes if possible.

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Huck's conscience and sense of goodness override the environment and culture in which he's been raised. He describes the decision in that way because as a white southerner he's not supposed to feel or act the way he does.