The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

How does Huck view of superstition evolve over the course of this chapter?

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At the beginning of the chapter he's rather smug. Jim had told Huck that his touching a snakeskin was unlucky, but instead they've come upon quite a few items and $8. Huck wishes to always be so unlucky.

Then the "bad luck" started; Jim got bit by a snake, and they couldn't catch any fish.

At the end of the chapter, Huck dresses up like a girl to go back and see what's going on in town........ he's dressed like a girl and worried he'll be recognized, but he comes upon a new woman moved to town who can fill him in on everything........... he says, "Now this was lucky, because I was weakening; I was getting afraid I had come; people might know my voice and find me out. But if this woman had been in such a little town two days she could tell me all I wanted to know; so I knocked at the door, and made up my mind I wouldn't forget I was a girl."


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn/ Chapter 10