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Huck Finn - 25 to End

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dismal (adj)
gloomy; depressing
notion (n)
theory; belief
raspy (adj)
harsh; grating
seedy (adj)
shabby; run-down
skiff (n)
small boat; flat-bottomed rowboat
thrash (v)
to strike; to beat
victuals (n)
food
crockery (n)
china
draft (n)
check or money order
flapdoodle (n)
nonsense
mesmerism (n)
hypnotism
eaves (n)
lower part of a roof
flighty (adj)
easily excited
hew (v)
to cut
impudent (adj)
sassy; impolite; disrespectful
row (n)
fuss; argument
singular (adj)
unusual; curious
sultry (adj)
exceedingly hot
satire
writing that pokes fun at society or human nature, in the hope that it will change
theme
central message or insight conveyed in a work of literature
imagery
use of language that appeals to one or more of the five senses
conflict
struggle between opposing forces
dialect
form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group
the coffin
where Huck hides the Wilks gold
blue arrow
what the duke & king claim is tattooed on Peter Wilks' chest
$40
amount for which the king sells Jim
tarred and feathered
punishment for the king & the duke
brain fever
what Aunt Sally thinks is wrong with Huck when the butter under his hat is melting down his face
in the calf
where Tom Sawyer gets shot
he wants to save Jim
reason Huck goes to the Phelps farm
Miss Watson has already set Jim free
secret Tom Sawyer is keeping the entire time he and Huck are working to free Jim
Joanna
the Wilks sister that is suspicious of Huck
Mary Jane
the eldest Wilks sister
guilty
the way Huck feels when he sees the duke & the king tarred and feathered
rats
animals that bite Jim while he's in captivity
tears
how Jim is supposed to water his flower
rope ladder
contents of the "witch pie" Huck & Tom bake
adventure novels
influence Tom Sawyer's sense of adventure
England
home of the real Wilks brothers
mother & sons are separated
reason the Wilks sisters are upset about their slaves being sold
lightning rod
the way Huck & Tom climb out of their room at the Phelps farm
said by Joanna
"Well, I don't want to know no such foolishness as that. How is servants treated in England? Do they treat 'em better 'n we treat our ******s?"
said by Jim
"I ain' got nuffin but a coase comb en a piece o' paper, en a juice-harp; but I reck'n dey wouldn' take no stock in a juice-harp."
said by Aunt Sally
"Well, I never heard the likes of it in all my born days! So it was you, you little rapscallions, thats been making all this trouble and turned everybody's wits clean inside out and scared us all most to death."
said by Tom
"I'm sorry and I warn't expecting it; I won't ever do it again. They told me to. They all told me to. They all said kiss her; and said she'll like it."
blood
what Jim is supposed to use as ink while he's imprisoned
broken arm
one of the reasons the real Wilks brothers can't prove their identities