The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

How successful does Huck seem to be at caring for himself? How does this contribute to the theme of civilization vs. nature?

Chapter 8: I spare Miss Waton's Jim

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Huck is very adept at caring for himself. While feeling stilted and awkward in civilization, Huck feels free and natural in his wilderness surroundings. The theme here being the peace that nature affords away from the artificial man made confines of society.