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Huck Finn ch 20-24 questions

How does Jim show concern for Huck?
Jim shows concern for Huck by taking his shift at night to steer the raft.
How does Twain satirize religious guillibility in the town of Pokeville?
Twain satirizes their religious gullibility by having the Dauphin scam people out of money at a religious event.
How do Huck and company travel without hiding Jim?
The Duke makes a flier saying Jim is a runaway slave with a $200 reward. Their story is they captured him and are returning him.
What comment about human nature does Twain make in the "loafers" account in chapter 21?
Twain comments (or has Huck comment) about the loafers not having anything to do but sit around town because they're poor and have no money.
What idea does Twain get across in the Boggs-Sherburn incident?
The idea Twain is making with this incident is to act instead of just speak. Boggs repeatedly threatened to kill people when he came to town drunk and obnoxious. Sherburn decided to act on his threat and came outside and had a dual, killing Boggs.
Why does Huck decide the circus isn't funny?
Huck decides the circus isn't funny when one of the circus performers played a joke on the ringmaster (being a fake drunk wanting to ride a horse).
How do the King and Duke increase attendance at their second performance?
The King and Duke increase performance at their second performance by writing "ladies and children not admitted".
What is Twain's purpose for including Jim's story of his 'Lizbeth?
Twain includes the story of 'Lizbeth to show two things, Jim's homesickness for his family and to show the increasing bond between him and Huck.
What new, potential scheme do the King and Duke learn about?
The King and Duke learn about a rich family that just lost their father/husband and how the family is waiting for his brothers to arrive and take over the family's estate.