| Quote #7
"That's all right. Now, where you going to sleep?"
Here, Huck demonstrates that he is both conscious of racial divisions and that he is able to look past them.
| Quote #8
"It ain't the millionth part of it! He had me horsewhipped!—horsewhipped in front of the jail, like a nigger!—and with all the town looking on." (29.30)
Here, Injun Joe shows that he is conscious of his own racial identity and they do suggest that he has been a victim of prejudice.
| Quote #9
""It's all plain enough, now. When you talked about notching ears and slitting noses I judged that that was your own embellishment, because white men don't take that sort of revenge. But an Injun! That's a different matter altogether." (30.36)
The Welshman shows just how deeply ingrained racial prejudices can be.