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Main character of the book.
Who is an illegitimate child who runs away from his adopted
family to be free of society and civilization?
Who is Tom Sawyer's sidekick and best friend?
Who journeys down the Mississippi River with Jim?
Huck reveals what when spending so much time with Jim?
Strong sense of humanity.
Huck's best friend who freely spins lies and loves adventure.
Who wants things to be exactly as they are in the adventure
books he reads, and he uses the books as a guide describing the correct ways to steal, rob, and kidnap?
Who has many romantic ideas, including founding a gang of
Adopts Huck to try and civilize him. Her sister is Miss Watson.
Sister of the Widow Douglas. She tries to teach Huck religion and how to spell.
Miss Watson's slave. He runs away and journeys down the Mississippi River with Huck. Together, they have many adventures, and Huck becomes best friends with Jim.
Huck's drunkard father. He kidnaps Huck because he wants his money, but Huck escapes.
He is charge of Huck's money. He has Huck's best interest at heart. He tries to keep Huck away from Pap, Huck's drunkard father.
The opposing family to the Grangerfords. They fight the Grangerfords and are responsible for killing Buck, Buck's father, and his two brothers.
The smallest son of the Grangerford family. Huck becomes good friends with Buck. Buck gets killed in the battle with the Shepardsons.
The family that Huck meets after he jumps off of the raft.
They take him in and feed and clothe him. They are in a feud with the Shepherdson family. Their daughter, Miss Sophia, runs away with Harney Shepherdson. This starts a battle that ends in tragedy.
A younger man in trouble that Jim and Huck take on their raft. He
tells them he is a Duke. He is very crafty and is always scheming. He pretends to be Peter Wilks' deaf and dumb brother William.
An older man in trouble that Jim and Huck take on their raft. He
tells them he is a King. He pretends to be Peter Wilks' brother, Harvey.
The dead man who leaves his estate to his two brothers and
nieces. The King and the Duke pretend to be his long lost brothers from England.
Aunt Sally Phelps and Uncle Silas Phelps:
Tom Sawyer's aunt and uncle. Jim is being kept at their house. Tom and Huck rescue Jim from a cabin on their property.
Woman who lives in the house in the woods, that Huck finds
when he dresses as a girl to go and try to find out some information about what has been happening around town.
She is the dead daughter of the Grangerford family. She wrote poetry and painted; her subjects were always about dead people. Huck feels bad that no one writes poetry about her, now that she is dead. He tries to write some for her, but isn't pleased with what he writes.
Miss Sophia Grangerford:
She is one of the beautiful Grangerford daughters. She asks Huck to go and get the Testament that she left in Church. He does, and discovers a note for her inside the book. Later that
night, Miss Sophia runs away with one of the Shepherdson boys, Harney Shepherdson.
He is a fifty year old drunk with a red face. Colonel Sherburn shoots him and kills him because he is acting like a lunatic in the streets.
A very well-dressed fifty-five year old man. He shoots Boggs for yelling like a lunatic in the streets.
She is one of the sweet daughters of Peter Wilks. She trusts the King and the Duke immediately, even though they are liars. She doesn't even hesitate to give them the money that her father left in his will. Huck truly likes her and tells her that the King and the Duke are conning her family for the money her father left in his will.
Amount of money that Tom and Huck received from the treasure
they found in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
The setting for the entire book. Huck and Jim journey down this river. Huck and the river exist together in a state of equilibrium. The civility and wildness of the river coexist, much like Huck's personality.
The island where Huck and Jim first hide out after they run
away. They stay in a cavern here, where Jim is bitten by a rattlesnake.
A town towards the bottom of Illinois. Huck and Jim try to reach
Cairo; once there, they can journey up the Ohio River into the northern, free states.
The town where the King collects money from everyone by saying that he is an ex-pirate who has found his true path in life, free of sin. The Duke makes the reward sign for Jim there so they can travel during the day.
Where is Huck once he leaves home at the beginning of the novel?
When Huck escaped from his captivity what did people in his town think happened to him?
Who own's Jim?
How does Huck keep the two men from the skiff from coming aboard?
How does Huck and Jim's raft get damaged?
Why do the Grangerfords move about so cautiously and carefully?
What special talent(s) did the late daughter of the Grangerfords' have?
Miss Sophia Grangerford asks Huck to go back to church and get what?
What did the note from the Sherperdson say?
is an implied discrepancy between what is said and what is meant OR the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning.
the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc.
An immoral or evil habit or practice.
A foolish action, practice, idea, etc.
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