Pap does everything in his power to control Huck. He locks the doors when he goes out and he beats Huck frequently. Despite this, Huck rather enjoys the fact that he doesn't have to be civilized anymore.
However, Huck's happiness is short lived when his Pap comes home and nearly beats him to death, it is when Pap threatens to kill Huck that Huck decides to run away. Huck while gathering wood, finds a canoe, and hides a saw. Whenever Pap leaves, Huck goes to work with his saw, eventually, being able to chop his way out. He slaughters a pig, and uses it's blood to fake his own death, and eventually takes the canoe down river to the uninhabited Jackson Island.
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