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Characters of the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain


Huck's name when the King is pretending to be Peter Wilke's brother

Levi Bell

Lawyer-tries to uncover true heir to Wilke's fortune

Rev. Elexander Blodgett

King's fake name used when addressing Tim Collins


Drunk man-killed by Colonel Sherburn

Tim Collins

Young man-bound for New Orleans-reveals information about Wilke's fortune



Widow Douglas

Tries to civilize huck


Younger of two con men-invents Royal Nonesuch

Huck Finn

Main character

Bob Grangerford

Son of Col. Grangerford

Buck Grangerford

Youngest son, becomes friends with Huck, killed in feud

Charlotte Grangerford

Daughter of Col. Grangerford

Col. Grangerford

Huck lives with him, he is killed in the feud

Emmeline Grangerford

Daughter of Grangerford's, dead, painted and wrote poetry

Sophia Grangerford

Daughter who runs off with Harney Shepherdson

Tom Grangerford

Oldest son of the family

Buck Harkness

Starts mob to kill Colonel Sherburn

Joe Harper

Member of Tom's robber band

George Jackson

Huck's name at the Grangerfords

The King

Older of two conmen-plays naked man in Royal Nonesuch-sells Jim

Mrs. Judith Loftus

Huck Finn visits her while pretending to be a girl-she suspects JIm is hiding on Jackson Island

Sally Phelps

Tom Sawyer's aunt

Silas Phelps

Tom Sawyer's uncle, buys Jim for $40

Aunt Polly

TOm's aunt, shows up at end, reveals identities of Huck and Tom as well as Jim's freedom

Doctor Robinson

Suspects King and Duke are frauds

Ben Rogers

Member of Tom's robber band

Sid Sawyer

Tom's younger brother

Harney Shepherdson

Sophia Grangerford runs away with him

Judge Thatcher

Controls Huck's money

Jim Turner

Robber on shipwrecked steamboat

Miss Watson

Sister of Widow Douglas, tries to teach Huck to read and write

Harvey Wilks

British brother of Peter Wilks-King impersonates him

Joanna Wilks

Youngest daughter-harelip

Mary Jane Wilks

Red head, Huck tells her the truth

Peter Wilks

Dead man

Susan Wilks

Second oldest daughter

William Wilks

Duke impersonates him

Colonel Sherburn

Kills Boggs

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