What Are the Metaphors in "Huckleberry Finn?"

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 10:02:18 PM ET

Metaphors in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” include slavery, which was a metaphor for injustice and social bondage, and the Mississippi River, which represents freedom. In the book, the river represented a way to escape from social injustice on a path to rebirth.