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  • Tom And His Friend Huck
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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain B. This type of book is realistic fiction. C. The main character is Thomas Sawyer, a twelve year old boy, whose parents are dead. Tom lives with his aunt, Polly. Tom is busy either making trouble or thinking up new schemes. Another character is Huckelberry Finn, hated by all mothers and loved by all children. Tom is friends with Huck and they share many adventures together. Becky Thatcher, the daughter of a judge, who likes Tom but sometimes fights wit...
  • Tom Spots Injun Joe In The Cave
    500 words
    Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid in the town of St. Petersburg on the Mississippi River. A mischievous boy, Tom frequently gets into trouble. As punishment one Saturday, his Aunt forces him to whitewash the fence; however, he cleverly convinces his friends to trade him small treasures for the "privilege" of doing his work. He trades those treasures for tickets given out by the Sunday School for memorizing Bible verses, and uses those tickets to claim a Bible as a pri...
  • Tom Spots Injun Joe
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    Tom Sawyer is a mischievous boy who starts out the story by skipping school to swim. Tom almost gets away with it, but his half-brother, Sid, points out that the collar of his shirt is sewn in a different color. On Saturday, Tom is given the chore of whitewashing a long fence, 2 coats. Tome tells other boys passing by that it is fun. They become jealous of his job and "pay" him in various things such as marbles and such to paint. Tom tells Aunt Polly that it is done. She doesn't believe it is tr...
  • Tom Spots Injun Joe In The Cave
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    Mark Twain Mark Twain (1835-1910), originally Samuel Langhorne Clemens, was an American writer who also worked on boats, in a printing-works and as a journalist in Nevada. His books are mostly for young people, but his Pudd'n head Wilson is a crime which characterises the first murder case solved by use of fingerprints. His main works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi and especially The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Tom Sawyer The scene of the book takes place nearby th...
  • Tom And Huckleberry
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    Title: Adventures of Tom Sawyer Author: Mark Twain Summary: This story is about a boy named Tom Sawyer. He made a lot of pranks on people. Once he had to go to the church. But before going, he had to take a bath. So his Aunt Polly put him in a bathtub with water. He hated to take baths, so he didn't take them. He threw the water away, telling his aunt that he had already taken a bath. She noticed that his hair was still dry, so she made another bath for him full of water and soap. She told him t...
  • Huck And Tom's Friend Joe Harper Run
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    AN IMAGINATIVE AND MISCHIEVOUS BOY named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother, Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. After playing hooky from school on Friday and dirtying his clothes in a fight, Tom is made to whitewash the fence as punishment on Saturday. At first, Tom is disappointed by having to forfeit his day off. However, he soon cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work. He trades these t...
  • Every Day Tom And Huck
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    Tom Sawyer Tom Sawyer is a boy who is full of adventures. In his world there is an adventure around every corner. Some of his adventures have lead him into some bad situations but with his good heart and bright mind he has gotten out of them. Tom lives with his aunt Polly, his cousin Mary and his bother Sid. One of the first things to happen in the book is a memorable one, the painting of the fence. Tom's aunt Polly made Tom paint her fence on a Saturday as a punishment. Tom just hated the idea ...
  • Tom's Love For Becky
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    Its mom's birthday and everybody in the family has bough mom a gift, except Joe. Mom would not mind because she knows how Joe acts. As mom enters the kitchen everybody gives her the gifts, then it was Joe's turn. He looks at mom then runs out side. He returns back with a box. Joe gives it to mom, and as mom opens the box, a beautiful diamond ring is revealed. Joe had saved enough money to buy mom a new diamond ring. Joe acts like a devilish person, but he really is more like Tom Sawyer in, The A...
  • Tom And His Friend Huck
    654 words
    This story takes place in St. Petersburg, Missouri, in the mid-1800's. The main problem in this story is the many ways which Tom tries to avoid Injun Joe because as a witness to the murder of Dr. Robinson, Injun Joe is trying to kill Tom. Tom also has to deal with being punished on a Saturday when he could be out playing. The last problem is how Becky and Tom will escape from a cave. Tom, Sid, Tom' half brother, and Tom's Aunt Polly were sitting down at the table eating supper, Aunt Polly asked ...
  • Tom's Pursuit Of Becky
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    Every individual goes through a transition at some time in his or her life. This transition is made from the mischief and pranks of childhood to the more sophisticated nature of adulthood. There are often times people or events that spur this change. Some religions even hold special events to mark this change such as people of the Jewish faith, who have the bar mitzvah to commemorate the transformation of a young boy from his old ways into mature ways. In Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawye...
  • Fear Of Invisible Radiation Contamination
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    Science fiction film stands out as a major catalyst of the anxiety and paranoia that was apparent in the United States in the 1950's. 1950's America was a ticking time bomb: people read daily about the threat of a communist takeover and the end of the world as a result of nuclear war. A specific type of science fiction film became popular in the 1950's, the 'alien invasion' film. The paranoiac themes of these films provided the framework through which post-war anxieties about altered and 'invade...
  • Pod People In The Film
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    Communism: Invasion of the Body Snatchers Invasion of the Body Snatchers was a remarkable film, made in 1956. Set in a small California town, residents seem to be suffering from a mass hysteria; various people feel that their relatives are not actually their relatives. Things start becoming more mysterious when Mile's friend Jack finds an indistinct, motionless body in his house (on the pool table) that later vanishes. Jack and his wife, stay at Miles' house, along with Miles' friend Becky. At n...

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