Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by

Mark Twain

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The Mississippi River

The Mississippi River, on and around which so much of the action of Huckleberry Finn takes place, is a muscular, sublime, and dangerous body of water and a symbol for absolute freedom. It is literally… (read full symbol analysis)

The Raft

If the river is a symbol for absolute freedom, then the raft, host primarily to Huck and Jim but also to the duke and king, is a symbol for a limitation one must necessarily… (read full symbol analysis)