The Hero’s Journey
Joseph Campbell describes a hero’s journey as a cycle where the person is a hero from birth. This holds true for the character of Huck Finn because he fits the description of a hero in the book Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. There are different parts of the hero’s journey that can be applied to Huck, such as the first stage which is known as the Innocent World
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hero is that he does not get anything but the good deed he did. All of these ideas can be applied to Huck Finn, such as the three stages of Innocent World of Childhoo, the Initiation, and the Freedom to Live do. These absolutely establish Huck’s place in the hero’s world. However, it would be interesting to see what Huck has to say about generations of people recognizing him as a true hero.