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Huck Finn

Characters in Huck Finn
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Adolphus
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 Wilk's fortune
Rev. Elexander Blodgett
The false name the King uses when addressing Tim Collins
Boggs
A drunk man who insults Colonel Sherburn
Tim Collins
A young man who reveals the entire story about the Wilk's fortune to the king
The Dauphin
Another name for the king
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 and takes him to the log cabin
The Duke
The younger of the two con men and the man who invents the Royal Nonesuch
Huckleberry Finn
The main character of the story. He runs away and travels down the Mississippi River on a raft with Jim
Bob Grangerford
A son of Col. Grangerford
Buck Grangerford
The youngest son of Col. Grangerford who becomes good friends with Huck but is later killed in the feud
Miss Charlotte Grangerford
A daughter of Col. Grangerford
Col. Grangerford
The "fine" father of the Grangerford house and the man who invites Huck to live with the 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
Miss 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
Joe Harper
A member of Tom's robber band
George Jackson
The false name Huck uses when he lives with the Grangerfords
Jim
A runaway slave who accompanies Huck
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
Mrs. Judith Loftus
The woman Huck visits to gather news while pretending to be a girl
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 40 dollars
Aunt Polly
Tom's aunt who shows up at the end to find out what tricks Tom has been playing on her kinfolk.
Doctor Robinson
The only man who recognizes that the king and the duke are frauds when they pretend to be British
Ben Rodgers
A member of Tom's robber band
Sid Sawyer
Tom's little brother. Tom pretends to be him while he and Huck are living with Sally
Tom Sawyer
Huck's best friend
Harney Shepherdson
The young man who runs away with Miss Sophia Grangerford
Colonel Sherburn
He shoots and kills Boggs after Boggs continues to harass him
Judge Thatcher
An eminent citizen in the town who is respected and well-liked. He fights to protect Huck's money when Pap returns
Jim Turner
One of the robbers on the shipwrecked steamboat, the Walter Scott, who was tied up and wanted dead
Jake Packard
Robber who doesn't want to shoot Turner
Miss Watson
The sister of the Widow Douglas. She tries to teach Huck how to read and write properly. Jim is her slave.
Harvey Wilks
The British brother of Peter Wilks the king impersonates
Joanna Wilks
The youngest daughter of the deceased George Wilks who has a harelip
Mary Jane Wilks
The eldest daughter of the deceased George Wilks. 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 brother the king impersonates
Susan Wilks
The second eldest daughter of the deceased George Wilks
William Wilks
The British brother of Peter Wilks whom the duke impersonates. He is deaf, dumb, and has a broken arm
Pap
Huck's abusive, alcoholic, broke father who returns early in the book to claim custody over him