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What were the names of Tom Sawyer's Aunt and Uncle?
Sally and Silas Phelps
How did Huck run into them?
He went to their farm because they had Jim
Who do Huck and Tom pretend to be.
Huck is Tom and Tom is Sid
What happens to the Duke and the King
They try their royal nonesuch in Pikesville but they are tarred and feathered
Where is Jim?
He was turned in by the Duke and King and was staying in the Phelp's slave house.
What is Huck's plan of escape?
steal the keys, get Jim, and go down the river in the canore
what is wrong with the plan?
It does not have enough style and it is not what they do in the books
Things that are a part of Tom's plan.
digging with spoons, sawing the bed leg, keeping a journal with a shirt and blood, write on...
How do Huck and Tom get stuff to Jim?
Sneaking it in at night, in a pie, in Aunt Sally's apron, tried Uncle Silas' hat and pants.
What is disturbing the Phelps?
The anonymous letters saying how a gang was going to steal their slave, the skull in blood,...
What happens to Huck the night of the escape?
He goes down to get butter for their lunch and gets caught by Aunt Sally. She puts him in a...
What happens to Tom after the escape?
He was shot in the calf so they have to get a doctor.
How are Huck, Tom, and Jim found?
Huck runs into Uncle Silas and says Tom is at the post office. finally Tom comes home after...
Who is Tom's mother and why is she there too?
Aunt Polly is there because she got a letter from Aunt Sally saying how Tom and Sid were there...
What does Aunt Polly say to fill them in?
That Miss Watson died and let Jim be a free slave in her will
Why did Tom do this escape plan if he knew this?
He wanted an adventure but took it too far because became dangerous.
What happens to Huck and his dad at the end of the story.
Huck's dad was the dead man in the floating house and Aunt Sally wanted to adopt Huck but Huck...
what is the criticism of the third part of this novel?
It is too coincidental that the Phelps were related to Tom Sawyer and that he was coming to...
Huck as the realist and Tom as the romantic
Twain is satarizing romanticism. Tom creates adventure and danger from books her reads. Huck...
How are Huck and Jim heroic?
They are both outcast whom society does not accept. Huck is heroic because of his kindness,...
aspects of naturalism
Mississippi river as indiferent and Huck and Jim trapped by their situation
aspects of regionalism
Mississippi river, dialect, river towns, real places (st. louis, Cairo), the feud, attitudes...
aspects of realism
all of the above and also Huck's moral struggle, details of the journey, believable characters...
Why could the book be seen as racist?
Twain depicts the people's attitudes which are racist, use the word nigger more than 200 times,...
Why could the book be seen as non-racist?
he uses the word nigger because thats what people said back then and was painting a realistic...
Why is this novel a classic?
It is 125 years old, you will not forget the characters over time, it has universal themes...