Quenton M. Prompt 2
Maturing is a long and difficult process that we must all go through in life. Everybody develops at their own individual rates, and although the line between being a irrational child and being an adult is rather indistinct, there are specific traits and characteristics that all mature adults possess. Obtaining these morals and ideals can only be done through major life experiences. No one can grow up overnight; it is impossible but, as our prospective on life and the world around change, growing up is inevitable. In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, the main character Huckleberry Finn embarks on his journey to maturity, and he starts to develop a more adult outlook on life by asserting himself as an individual and refuting the unjust morals of American Society.
Huck’s first step in the long process of growing up is shown when Huck discovers Jim, a runaway slave that is hiding on the same island he is. Huck converses with Jim and asks about how Jim got to the island they are both staying on. At first Jim decides he isn’t going to tell Huck, but when Huck promises “not to tell