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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's Response To Huck's Simple Plan
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    ... an ever before. This growth again shows how Huck believes that Jim is his equal, and not a subordinate. The scene in which Huck matures the most because of the King and the Duke is when the group hears of the death of Mr. Wilkes. This man, who had a substantial amount of money, had willed it to not only his relatives in America, but also his brothers in England. The King and Duke pretend to be his brothers from England, and come to collect their inheritance money. Of course that just isn't e...
  • Tom Spots Injun Joe In The Cave
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    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...
  • Huckleberry Finn And Tom Sawyer
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    Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer are the best of friends with remarkably different personalities. Each brings their unique characteristics into this comical friendship giving the novel numerous amusing passages. Throughout the tale, Tom is often the leader while Huck is the reluctant follower. It doesnt matter that Toms ideas are ridiculous and extravagant, and Hucks are simple and practical, together they always proceed with Toms imaginative plans. In contrast to Toms great imagination and creat...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • End Of The Novel Huck And Tom
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    Why Huck is Realistic and Tom is Imaginative In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the connection between Huck and Tom is contrasted several times throughout the novel such as in the beginning of the novel Twain introduced them as friends who were always around each other. Then by the middle of the book Twain shows how Huck lives and thinks for himself out on the frontier and how he uses Jim as a father figure. By the end of the novel Huck and Tom reunite and that's where Twain ge...
  • Tom And Huck
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    Mark Twain's Imagination In the 1885 classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, two boys distinctly separate imagination from reality. Mark Twain has Huck Finn represent reality while his best friend, Tom Sawyer, represents imagination. In a Mississippi River community Twain makes sure that Tom and Huck differ so the strict separation of imagination and reality is identified. Huck Finn takes ideas and theories of his own and imagines what Tom would do before he acts. Tom's ideas and aspiration...
  • Huck And Tom Return Home
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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a story about a young boy who is very wild at the beginning and tries to become "civilized". The story is set in the middle 1800's in the town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. The story begins as with Huck running away from home. His buddy Tom Sawyer tells him if he goes home, Huck can be in a band of robbers. So he goes home. The Widow Douglas, who adopted Huck, tries to teach him about Moses. Huck later finds ou...
  • Chapter 34 Tom And Huck
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    Chapter 33 Huck meets Tom Sawyer on the road and stops his carriage. Tom is frightened and thinks he is seeing a ghost, but Huck reassures him and they settle down. Huck then tells Tom what has happened at the Phelps's and Tom thinks about what they should do. He then tells Huck to return to the farm with his suitcase while he returns to the town and starts the trip over. Huck gets back and soon thereafter Tom arrives. The family is excited because they do not get very many visitors so they make...
  • Caves Tom And Becky
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    Mark Twain's, The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, is a story told from the eyes of the young Tom Sawyer. The story takes place in the small rustic town of St. Petersburg Missouri. Tom Sawyer is the main character of the book. Tom is an imaginative young man who always seems to be getting into trouble. Tom is very adventurous, he never passes up a chance to play pirates, robbers, or soldiers. This book has multiple themes but the most important is knowing when its right to talk and tell the truth and w...
  • 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 ...
  • Contrast Between Tom And Huck
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    Through out The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, the differences between Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn become quite evident. The two boys are almost opposites, Tom a romantic and Huck a realist. Tom is a boy with a wild imagination who likes to pretend and play games of adventure like in his romantic novels. Huck on the other hand has little faith in the things he reads and hears, he believes only what he sees and experiences. They have grown like this because of their upbringing,...
  • Tom And Huck
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    Main Characters Huckleberry Finn Huck is the narrator of the story and for the most part is honest to us the readers. He dreads the rules and conform ities of society such as religion, school, and anything else that will eventually make him civilized. A big debate surrounds Huck on whether he changes or not throughout the novel. Huck, in the beginning, seems very set in the south's anti-black ways, however, Huck states that he will go to hell to keep Jim out of slavery. At this point it seems li...
  • Tom And His Friend Huck
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    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 As A Role Model
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    How can role models affect our lives? Many people have their own role models, and role models can affect our lives very much. In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Huck thinks Tom as the most idealistic person and respects him very much. Huck gets most of his inspiration from Tom, and became more smart and idealistic person though out the novel. But Huck also loses his self - esteem for believe in Tom as the greatest. Also Tom made Huck a new person. But no matter what, believe in Tom made Huck...
  • Tom And Huck
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    The adventures of huck le berry Finn is a very good book. The main character is of course Huck Finn. The book Starts of with Huckleberry finn in the town of st. petersburg. Huck is adopted by the widow douglas because his father Pap is never around and always abuses him. Huck shows that he finds religion very stupid and that he doesn't understand why anybody would pray at all. Miss watson has a black slave named jim who is a very kind hearted black man. You first see jim in the novel when huck t...
  • Essential Similarity Between Huck And Tom
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    The character, Huckleberry Finn, in the novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", and Tom Sawyer from the same novel are two characters that have manifest similarities and differences. The similar elements include that they both like adventure, they are both open minded, and also they do not want to be civilized. The different elements include that Tom is a leader over Huck, Huck is more serious than Tom, and also that Huck keeps things simpler than Tom. Both of these characters have many palp...
  • Difference Between Tom And Huck
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    Outline of the thesis 1 introduction and background information 2 brief introduction about Huck and Tom 3 comparasion between Huck and Tom 4 Notes Introduction Huckleberry Finn is a novel about a young boy!'s coming of age in the Missouri of the mid-1800^s. It is the story of Huck!'s struggle to win freedom for himself and Jim, a Negro slave. Mark Twain put his prime purpose, one that branched in all his writing: a plea for humanity, for the end of caste, and of its cruelties (Allen 260). Advent...
  • Tom And Huck
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    Compare and contrast the personalities of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer are two friends with very different personalities, each bringing their own unique characteristics into this comical relationship. Tom and Huck are two adventurous souls but in very opposing ways. Huck's idea of adventure is to escape from society, their beliefs and all of their conform ities, but he does it in a way that is level-headed and sensible. Tom, on the other hand, is more likely t...

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