Suryajaya, Olivia (2001) A study of friendship between the characters of Huckleberry Finn and Jim in Mark Twain's the adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Bachelor thesis, Petra Christian University.Full text not available from this repository.
The thesis writer decides to analyze Mark Twain?s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and chooses the title "A Study of Friendship Between the Characters of Huckleberry Finn and Jim" because the writer is interested in the significance of Huckleberry?s and Jim?s friendship that leads Huck and Jim to their maturity. The writer is curious to find out the Characteristics of the relationship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim, and how their relationship gives significance to their life. The purpose of this thesis is to analyze Huckleberry Finn?s and Jim?s attitude towards their friendship and to discuss the significance of Huckleberry?s and Jim?s friendship which leads Huck and Jim to maturity and understanding of the real friendship. In analyzing the topic the thesis writer uses the theory of characterization, conflict, setting, and friendship as her tools. Huckleberry Finn has an ambivalent attitude towards Jim and the blacks in general. On the one hand, he accepts the Blacks and on the other he also rejects the Blacks. His attitude of rejecting the Blacks is the result of the society?s influence, his friend Tom, and his father Pap Finn who treat the Blacks as a part of property, not as human being. His friendship with Jim opens his mind about the Blacks. Huck finally accepts Jim as his friend after sharing several valuable experiences with Jim. The significance of friendship is proved when Huck
|Item Type:||Thesis (Bachelor)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||american, fiction, twain, mark, adventures, huckleberry, finn|
|Date Deposited:||23 Mar 2011 18:48|
|Last Modified:||30 Mar 2011 10:32|
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