The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Foil Between Huck and Tom
The foil between Huck and Tom is shown continuously in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Huckleberry Finn led a troubled life, he had no real farther figure plus his pap was abusive mentally and physically. Tom Sawyer also led a troublesome life with no real home. The characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are very similar throughout the
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by running away at night. The foil is shown because if he was still like Tom he would have stayed with them.
The foil between Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is important because it helps to teach Huck good morals. Perhaps without these morals Huck would have continued down the same road as Tom. Tom Sawyer was leading a mischievous life and Huck was smart enough to realize it.