The theme of individual vs. society is about a person (an individual) who has different ideas and opinions from a large group of people which we called the 'society'. These people usually judge an individual from their behavior and ideology and if the individual does not conform themselves to fit in with others, they will not be accepted as part of the community. What the majority said is not always right, it maybe right in the point of view in most people. The conflict between the individual and society is a consistent theme throughout "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". Huckleberry Finn was a boy who lived most of his life without his real parents, so he had to make most of the decisions using his own natural instincts which some of the decisions had more moral than people who tried to fit in with others. In "
From the very beginning of the novel, Huck made it clear that he will not become civilized which means to be accepted as part of the society.
"The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me... and so when I couldn't stand it no longer I lit out. I got into my old rags and my sugar hogshead again, and was free and satisfied." (Twain, p 1)