In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, when Mrs. Loftus discusses the money that is offered for Jim, which human trait emerges?
Huck's interview with Mrs. Loftus comes in Chapter 11 of the novel, and is notable for a number of different reasons. However, most of all, and relating to your question, it is very revealing about the attitudes that it reveals about slavery. Mrs. Loftus is like other characters in the novel, such as Aunt Sally, who on the one hand are presented as very kind and generous people, but who on the other maintain racist views that contradict the generosity of their characters....
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