Huck's Escape from Pap - Episode 2

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Huck's Escape from Pap - Episode 2

Episode 2 (CH. 5-7) Huck's Escape from Pap

Setting:Episode two is taking place in the town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, in Pap's cabin on the Illinois shore.

Huck, not only escapes his abusive drunk father, but also the racist society he lives in. By leaving behind his father, Huck has been able t0 adapt to his new surroundings and his survival on the island. Huck changes by being more independent, considering he is now on his own. Athough Pap is not ususally there to support his son, Huck does not abondon him at any given moment, the opportunity rises when he is kidnapped.

Pap- Huckleberry Finn's abusive drunk father. "He was almost fifty, and he looked it. His hair was long and tangled and greasy, and hung down, and you could see it in his eyes shining through like he was behind the vines. It was all black, no gray; so was hs long , mixed- up whiskers. There warn't no color in his face, where his face showed; it was white; not like another man's white, but a white to make a body sick, a white to make a body's flesh crawl--just rags, that was all" (28).

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Pap's cabin

Essential Questions:1. Does knowledge equal power?2. How do the surroundings of society affect the growth of a person?

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