Characters
Huckleberry Finn (Male) , Father is an alcoholic; taken in by Widow Douglas to be taught religion and proper manners; dislikes being civilized; kidnapped by his dad; escapes on a raft on the Mississippi; determined to help a runaway slave
Tom Sawyer (Male) , Huck's best friend
Jim (Male) , African American , Slave , Runaway , Escaped his master's house; joins Huck on a raft on the Mississippi River
Genre
Fiction
Adventure
Classic
Coming of age
Sociological
Historical
Topics
Boys
Male friendship
Slaves
Slavery
Racism
Rafting
Runaway slaves
African American men
Voyages
Setting
Missouri - Midwest (U.S.)
Time Period
1840s -- 19th century