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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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The Reformation of Pap

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In Chapter 5, the new judge in town decides to help reform Pap of his drunken, abusive ways. pap starts off repentant, but quickly gets roaring drunk and ruins things. In the end, the Judge remarks, "[...] a body could reform the old man with a shot-gun, maybe, but he didn't know no other way."

What theme does this scene speak to?

A

River versus the Shore

B

Romanticism undercut by realism.

C

Rebirth

D

Appearance versus Reality

E

The harshness of Loneliness