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who is buried with gold in his coffin

peter wilks


how do huck and tom come to be in possession of six thousand dollars each

they found it hidden in a cave


what prompts jim to run away from miss watson

he believes miss watson is going to sell him down the river


When Tom says to Aunt Sally, “They hain’t no right to shut Jim up! Turn him loose! He ain’t no slave; he’s as free as any cretur that walks this earth!” He means:

miss watson actually set jim free


What is the effect of the imagery in the following passage about Pap? : “His hair was long and tangled and greasy, and hung down, and you could see his eyes shining through like he was behind vines.”

feeling of revulsion and abhorrence


who murders a man and subsequently gives a powerful speech on cowardice and mob mentality

colonel sherburn


huck's and tom's roles as foils to one another is not emphasized through

their relationship with aunt sally


the storm that descends on the raft on the first night after the arrival of the duke and king foreshadows

the trouble that the duke and king will bring


which of the following events causes huck to run away from pap

pap leaves him locked in the cabin for 3 days


According to following passage, analysis of Tom’s character? “Tom lost all patience with Jim; and said he was just loadened down with more guadier chances than a prisoner ever had in the world to make a name for himself, and yet he didn’t know enough to appreciate them, and they was just about wasted on him.”

tom lacks a sense of reality


huck's character growth shows when he warns jim that people are coming for him and they leave jackson island together because:

he protects Jim without concern for what is socially acceptable


huck's major internal conflict of the novel is?

aiding jim to get to the free states
letting miss watson know jim's location


the only one of peter wilks's friends and family to initially challenge the king and duke about their lies si

dr. robinson


in ch 10, huck's preoccupation with the dead man in the floating house is an example of



"When I got there [the phelps's] there was them kind of faint dronings of bugs and flies in the air that makes it seem so lonesome and like everybody's dead and gone" one can infer that a cause of Huck's state of mind is

his separation from Jim


the arrival of the king and duke on the raft symbolizes

an invasion by society


huck and jim begin calling the older man of the pair they meet "the king" after

the older man claims to be the Dauphin Louis Charles


who says "over a hundred and fifty dollars Quite a fortune for you. You had better let me invest it along with your six thousand"

judge thatcher


according to Huck, who is the " innocentest, best old soul I ever see. But it warn't surprising; because he warn't only just a farmer, he was a preacher, too, and had a little one-horse log church down back of the plantation, which he built it himself at his own expense"

uncle silas


the king obtains the information he uses to impersonate harvey wilks from

a boy he encounters


the royal nonesuch scam perpetrated by the duke and king involves what

the king prances about on all fours, naked, and painted in various colors


twain's portrayal of the shepherdsons and the grangerfords is an example of



jim's motivation for ending his flight to freedom is...

jim's belief that Tom would do the same for him


who says: "You've put on considerable many frills since I been away. I'll take you down a peg before I get done with you. You're educated, too, they say—can read and write"



who says "It don't make no difference how foolish it is, it's the right way- and it's the regular way. And there ain't no other way, that I ever heard of, and I've read all books..."

tom sawyer


from the documentary on samuel clemens, why is his pen name so interesting

his name means two fathoms which marks the zone between safe waters and dangerous waters; ambiguity