The gaunt and severe Miss Watson is the most prominent representative of the hypocritical religious and ethical values Twain criticizes in the novel.
In the quarrel, the drunken Potter is knocked out. He owned a large house in Hartford, Connecticut but needed another success to support himself, with a wife and two daughters. One night, they watch, unseen, while Injun Joe—who returns to town disguised as a mute Spaniard—and a companion unearth a chest of money buried under the floorboards of the house.
He overhears their plans to attack the wealthy Widow Douglas. By the time he wrote Tom Sawyer, Twain was already a successful author based on the popularity of The Innocents Abroad.
No one remembers having seen Tom and Becky after the picnickers left the cave. One night Huck spots them and follows them. They are beginning to get homesick when they hear a cannon being fired over the river from a steamboat.
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But their romance collapses when she learns Tom has been "engaged" previously to Amy Lawrence. Pap represents both the general debasement of white society and the failure of family structures in the novel. Jim is superstitious and occasionally sentimental, but he is also intelligent, practical, and ultimately more of an adult than anyone else in the novel.
Terrified, Tom and Huck slip away from the scene, afraid that if Injun Joe discovers them he will kill them, too. In Huckleberry Finn, Tom serves as a foil to Huck: After venturing upstairs they hear a noise below. When a new family moves into town, Tom sees a pretty, blue-eyed girl with lacy pantalettes.
Read an in-depth analysis of Tom Sawyer. Townspeople then rush to the cave, where they find Injun Joe lying behind the new door, dead of starvation.
Afraid that Injun Joe will murder them in revenge, they furtively sneak behind the prison and bring Muff food and other cheer; but Tom cannot let an innocent man be condemned. Significance[ edit ] The novel has elements of humour, satire and social criticism; features that later made Mark Twain one of the most important authors of American literature.
To prevent others from getting lost in the cave, Judge Thatcher installs a heavy iron door at its entrance. Aunt Polly appears at the end of the novel and properly identifies Huck, who has pretended to be Tom, and Tom, who has pretended to be his own younger brother, Sid.
Evidently they have come to rob a grave. No one remembers having seen Tom and Becky after the picnickers left the cave. Nevertheless, Huck is still a boy, and is influenced by others, particularly by his imaginative friend, Tom. In coy resistance she allows Tom a brief chase before she yields to his embrace.
Using the secret entry that he discovers, Tom later takes Huck back to the cave, where they find the treasure chest hidden by Injun Joe. Illustration from the edition by artist True Williams.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn study guide contains a biography of Mark Twain, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis of.
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