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Huck Finn Characters

Huck's name when the King pretends to be the British brother of Peter Wilks
Levi Bell
The lawyer who tries to ascertain the true heirs to the Wilks' fortune
Rev. Elexander Blodgett
The false name the King uses when addressing Tim Collins, the young man bound for Orleans who tells the King everything about the Wilks family
A drunk man who insults Colonel Sherburn and is later killed by him. The action takes place in the same town where the Duke and the King put on their Shakespearean show, The Royal Nonesuch
Tim Collins
A young man who reveals the entire story about the Wilks' fortune to the King
The Dauphin
Who the "king" says he is. (a French term like the word DOLPHIN)
Widow Douglas
The widow who takes Huck into her home and tries to "civilize" him. It is her home that he leaves when Pap kidnaps him and takes him to the log cabin
The Duke
The younger of the two con men and the man who invents The Royal Nonesuch. He is later tarred and feathered in Pikesville. He played the deaf and dumb William Wilks.
Huckleberry Finn
The main character of the story. He runs away and travels down the Mississippi River on a raft with a runaway slave, Jim, as his companion
Bob Grangerford
A son of Col. Grangerford (nice, detailed description, isn't it?)
Buck Grangerford
The youngest son of Col. Grangerford who becomes good friends with Huck but is later killed in the feud
Charlotte Grangerford
A daughter of Col. Grangerford (a great, detailed description)
Colonel Grangerford
The "fine" father of the Grangerford house and the man who invites Huck to live with his family. He is killed in the feud
Emmeline Grangerford
A daughter of the Grangerford's. She passed away before Huck's arrival but used to create "wonderful" paintings and poetry
Sophia Grangerford
The daughter of Col. Grangerford who runs off with Harney Shepherdson and rekindles the feud
Tom Grangerford
The eldest son of the Grangerford family
Buck Harkness
The man who starts rallying a mob to kill Colonel Sherburn after Sherburn shoots and kills Boggs
Joe Harper
A member of Tom's robber band (great description)
George Jackson
The false name Huck uses when he lives with the Grangerford's
A runaway slave who accompanies Huck Finn down the Mississippi River
The King
The elder of the two con men with whom Huck is forced to travel. He plays the naked man in The Royal Nonesuch and is the man who sells Jim as a runaway slave. He is latter tarred and feathered along with the Duke
Judith Loftus
The woman whom Huck visits to gather news while pretending to be a girl. She tells him that she suspects Jim is hiding on Jackson's Island. Huck barely has time to get back to Jim and get them both off the island
Sally Phelps
Tom Sawyer's aunt. She is married to Silas Phelps and initially mistakes Huck for Tom Sawyer
Silas Phelps
Tom Sawyer's uncle and the farmer who purchases Jim from the King for forty dollars
Aunt Polly
Tom's aunt who shows up at the end of the novel to find out what tricks Tom has been playing on her kinfolk. She reveals the true identities of Tom and Huck to her sister and spoils their attempt to steal Jim out of slavery by explaining he is already free
Doctor Robinson
The only man who recognizes that the King and the Duke are frauds when they try to pretend to be British. He warns the town, but they ignore him
Ben Rogers
A member of Tom's robber band (not Joe Harper)
Sid Sawyer
Tom Sawyer's younger brother. Tom pretends to be him while he and Huck Finn are living with Sally Phelps
Tom Sawyer
Huck Finn's best friend who loves make believe games and sets up a band of robbers. Later he and Huck live together with his Aunt Sally, and Huck pretends to be him while he pretends to be his younger brother, Sid
Harney Shepherdson
The young man who runs away with Sophia Grangerford
Colonel Sherburn
He shoots and kills Boggs, the town drunk, after Boggs continues to harass him. The townspeople, who want to lynch him, back down after he calls them out as cowards
Judge Thatcher
An eminent citizen in the town who is respected and well-liked. He fights to protect Huck's money when Pap returns to claim Huck and steal his money
Jim Turner
One of the robbers on the shipwrecked steamboat, the Walter Scott
Miss Watson
The sister of the Widow Douglass. She tries to teach Huck how to read and write properly. Jim is her slave who runs away from her after hearing that she wanted to sell him to a trader from down south
Harvey Wilks
The British brother of Peter Wilks whom the King impersonates until the real person arrives
Joanna Wilks
The youngest daughter of the deceased Peter Wilks. She is distinguishable by her harelip
Mary Jane Wilks
The eldest daughter of the deceased Peter Wilks. A red-headed girl whom Huck starts to fall in love with. She becomes convinced that the King is her real uncle and not a fraud until Huck tells her the truth
Peter Wilks
The dead man whose brothers the King and the Duke impersonate
Susan Wilks
The second eldest daughter of the deceased Peter Wilks
William Wilks
The British brother of Peter Wilks whom the Duke impersonates until the real person arrives; he is deaf and dumb.
Huck's abusive, alcoholic, broke father who returns early in the book to claim custody over him. When Huck can no longer take his father's abuse, he fakes his murder, runs away, and begins his journey down the Mississippi River with Jim. Jim finds him dead but protects his identity from Huck.