Why I admire Huckleberry Finn, in Mark Twain's novel "The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn"

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A person that I admire is Huck Finn in Mark Twain'sThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck is a person to be admired. Although huck is a made up character he has admirable features that are hard to find, even in today's society. Huck Finn's honesty, compassion and desire to try new things stand out most to me.

Huck is honest with himself and his feelings. It is this honesty that helps him make difficult decisions that often contradict the popular views of society. He does the right thing even when wrong is expected of him. It is also his humbleness and plainness that contributes to his honesty.

Secondly, Huck is a very kind and compassionate person. Throughout the story he decides to do everything in his power to help people in need, even if it means losing his friends in the process. I also admire him because his compassion brilliantly shines through on a day to day bases even throughout all the hardship that he faces and has to deal with.

The third reason why I admire Huck Finn is because he's not afraid to get out there and try new things. Even when there's a good chance that he'll fail, he still gives it his best shot anyway. If only most people would do the same and follow in huck finn's footsteps.

In conclusion, These are the reasons that I admire huck Finn in Mark Twain'sThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. His honesty, compassion and desire to try new things proves that he is indeed a great person. His behavior is simply learned behavior that shines through and reflects who he is as a person.