In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what are three of Huck's lies, justifiably made for good causes?
While there are many lies told in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Huck is the only character who lies at times for a noble cause. These are lies that Huck relies on Providence for there creation. In Chapter 32, when Huck arrives at the Phelps farm, he explains how he will lie in order to learn about Jim so that he can save him from slavery,
I went right along,... but just trusting to Providence to put the right words in my mouth when the time come; for I'd noticed that Providence always did put the right words in my mouth if I left it alone.
Here are three examples of such "noble lies" that Huck feels Providence provides him:
1. After stealing the boat of the robbers, in Chapter XIII Huck makes up a tall-tale to the watchman on the steamship, telling him that Miss Hooker was on the horse-ferry and the oar was lost, so they floated down the river until Miss Hooker grabbed ahold of the wreck of the Walter Scott. Huck further tells the watchman that Miss Hooker's...
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