Tom Sawyer

Created by nicole_noonan19 

Upgrade to
remove ads

102 terms

Mark Twain's real name

Samuel Clemens

Began using Twain in 1863, what did it mean

"two fathoms wide"

Traveled the entire what

Mississippi River

World famous what

Author and Lecturer

What was Tom Sawyer a combination of

two boyhood friends and Twain himself

Uncertain about what? how can we see this? who is it?

The audience, the story applies to different ages, applies to all not a set age

What set this boom apart from other books during this time period?

it had things in it like skipping school, past bedtime, disobeyed, did not attend church willingly

Twain felt like most stories were

preachy, unreal, and lacked fun in children's lives

Written in

3rd person

Who was the protagonist and what is a protagonist

Tom Sawyer, main character, the hero, want them to be successful, may not always be perfect, but we want them to "win"

Date written

Mid-late 1880's

What was very common

superstition

Major conflict

between Huck, Tom, and Injun Joe

Minor conflicts

he doesn't want to grow up, Too many rules for adults, Tom & Sid, Tom & Aunt Polly, Tom & Amy, Tom & Becky, Tom & Huck, Tom & Teacher

Rising Actions

Tom and Huck witness Dr. Robinson's murder, Tom and Becky get trapped in the cave

Climax

When tom and Becky are trapped in the cave and find out that INjun Joe is going to kill Widow Douglas

Perplexed

puzzled, uncertain

Derision

ridicule

Consent

agree to something

Alacrity

eagerness

Covet

want

Condescend

lower oneself to the position of inferiors

Contrived

schemed

Prodigious

impressively great

Supplication

plea

Wary

cautious

Odious

arousing a strong dislike or displeasure

Ceased

stopped

Disdain

contempt

Caricature

drawing in which the subject;s distinctive traits are exaggerated

Bliss

extreme happiness

Upbraid

reprimand

Sear

burn; scorch

Pervading

present thought

Oppressive

difficult to bear

Pallid

pale, dull, lifeless

Apprehensively

anxiously

Cogitating

thinking

Inquests

judicial inquiry into the cause of death

Chaos

disorder: confusion

Dauntless

fearless

Vice

bad habit

Appeased

calmed; satisfied; pacified

Mutual

possessed in common

Vain

excessively proud

Averted

turned away

Plausible

believable

Awed

amazed with mixed emotions of reverence, respect and dread

Melancholy

depressed; sad; gloomy

Abashed

ashamed; uneasy; disconcerted

Assent

agreement

Ingenious

clever; inventive

Tyranny

ruler's unjust use of power

unpalatable

unacceptable to the mind or senses

Abstain

stop doing something by one's own choice

Tom's town ______________________

St. Petersburg

Tom was supposed to whitewash the _________

Fence

Place where Tom and Becky got lost __________

cave

Tom had a sore ________

toe

Number ____________

Two

The widow _____________

Douglas

Went to the island with huck and tom

Joe

Spilled on toms spelling book

ink

tom blew out beckys

candle

Author

Twain

Saved Widow Douglas

Welshman

Tom's girl cousin

Mary

Teacher

Dobbins

Wore fancy clothes

Pirates

Tom's note paper

bark

AKA Twain

Samuel Clemens

Tom's half brother

Sid

Tom and Huck witnessed

a murder

Tom gave peter some _______ that made him go crazy

painkiller

Beckys last name

Thatcher

Huck __________

Finn

Cat __________

Peter

_____________ island

Jackson

A gory _________ was found next to Dr. R

Knife

one and only

single

Past tense "to be"

was

Injun Joe _______ in the cave

dies

The boys left the ________ and pick downstairs

spade

Tom was engaged to ______ b4 becky

Amy

Huck Tom and Joe together

Trio

Trial is held in ___________

court

Becky tore teacher's

book

Took the blame for tearing the book

Tom

Tom could _____ through the gap of his teeth

spit

Boys stole Mr. Dobbins

wig

Huck taught joe and tom to

Smoke

tom got kisses and ______ form aunt polly

cuffs

Tom passed the time in church by watching the

pinchbug

small boat

skiff

_______ spilled the ink

Alfred

Dr. ___________ died

Robinson

dead ______ cure warts

cats

Toms name in ________ for confessing

newspaper

Oath-

They swore to never talk about it (Huck and Tom)

Theme-

It is important to maintain the joys of innocence and childhood while having to grow up and overcome obstacles

Huck leaves widows house, y?

wanted to be free and the clothes were too tight and stiff

From whitewashing tom gets

Tickets, marbles, kite, knob, dead cat and frog and gets an apple for doing the job

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set