But, it is vital for the reader to recognize these ideas as society's and to recognize that Twain throughout the novel disputes these ideas.
A connection which does not exist between a man and his property.
When Huck first meets Jim on the Island he makes a monumental decision, not to turn Jim in.
Jim and the millions of other slaves in the South were not permitted any formal education, were never allowed any independent thought and were constantly maltreated and abused.
Twain is merely portraying by way of Jim, a very realistic slave raised in the South during that time period.