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Glossary of Huck Finn

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The Adventures of Huck Finn was first published in what year?
1884
Huck Finn is best describe as what type of novel?
A social satire
How much money to Huck and Tom Sawyer each receive when they found the money the robber hid in the cave?
$6,000
Why does Huck\'s pa return?
Because he wants Huck\'s money
Why does Jim run away from Miss Watson?
Jim realizes she wants to sell him into slavery
Traveling down the river, what does Huck talk to Jim about?
King Solomon
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Tom Sawyer and the other boys form a band of?
Robbers
When Huck escapes to Jackson Island who does he discover is there?
Jim
In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain comments on the issue of racism. How does he feel about racism?
He sarcastically denounces it.
What does the river symbolize?
freedom
What 4 things does the river provide?
food
transportation
money
goods


Describe Jim\'s character?
He is very superstitious
Who narrates (is telling) the story?
Huck
Where does Huck hide the money he steals back from the Duke and King?
In Peter Wilks coffin
During the course of the novel, describe the roles of Jim
1. runaway slave
2. freeman
3. Huck\'s friend

What is the main conflict of the novel?
person vs self
(Huck is internally struggling with himself and his views of society
Who does Huck begin to fall in love with?
Mary Jane Wilks
Why are Jim and Huck trying to reach the town of Cairo?
So Jim can take a steamship up the Ohio river to the free states
What two family\'s are fueding?
The Grangerfords and Shepherdsons
What happens to Buck?
He is killed by the Shepherdson family
What does Colonel Sherburn do?
He shoots Boggs because he won\'t calm down

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