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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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By: Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Characters (Main) Morgen Hall
G Period People in the story. ~Tom Sawyer
Tom is a young, mischievous, and adventurous boy. Throughout the book Tom is always getting in and out of trouble. Tom has a good heart and has a meaning for everything he does. Tom also has a great imagination. ~Aunt Polly
Aunt Polly lives with and takes care of Tom, Sid, and Mary. She is very religious. Aunt Polly is worried about raising Tom because she wants to do what is best for him. Aunt Polly is very kind and extremely loving. ~Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry goes by the name Huck. Huck is very adventurous and superstitious just like Tom, making them good friends. Huckleberry is a very wild and crazy boy who doesn't go to school or church and cannot read. ~Joe Harper
Joe Harper is Tom's "bosom" friend. Joe also has a great imagination and enjoys the same things as Tom. He enjoys playing hooky, Robin Hood, and just having fun. ~Becky Thatcher
Becky Thatcher is Tom's love. The first time Tom saw her he had fallen in love. Becky is a beautiful young girl with blonde hair. Becky Thatcher is Judge Thatcher's daughter. Tom and Becky go through a love/hate relationship with lots of jealousy. ~Sid
Sid is Tom's younger half-brother. Sid is the opposite of Tom. He is a very well behaved boy who acts like he is the perfect child. When Sid knows something bad about Tom he is always willing to tell Aunt Polly to get Tom in trouble. Characters (Minor) People in the story. ~Injun Joe
Injun Joe is half Native-American and half white. He is always up to no good. The kids of the town are very afraid of Injun Joe. Throughout the book Injun Joe is doing terrible things to others. ~Muff Potter
Muff Potter is a drunk man that loves kids. Muff was convinced by Injun Joe that he was the one who had killed Dr. Robinson. Injun Joe had actually killed him. Tom eventually saves Muff Potter and gets him out of jail. The problem in a story which triggers the action. Conflict The Point of View The message being written about or discussed. Theme A diagram showing the action in a story. Plot Diagram Style The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The feelings a reader gets from reading a story. Mood angle from which a story is told. The way the author chooses to tell the story. The theme of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is life is an adventure. Life should be full of fun and adventures. Throughout the whole story there is always an adventure going on. A few of Tom's adventures included being in the graveyard while the murder was happening and going to Jackson's Island. When I read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer I felt excited. While reading this book there were so many events making me feel anxious to keep reading. Tom is always in trouble and having so many adventures that I couldn't wait to see what would happen next. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is told in third person. Almost all of the story is told by a narrator talking about each of the characters. The narrator uses words such as she, her, hers, he, him, his, it, it, they, them, their, and theirs. Person vs. Person
Injun Joe vs. Doctor Robinson
Injun Joe and Doctor Robinson were in a scuffle at the graveyard in the middle of the night. Injun Joe killed Doctor Robinson by stabbing him with a knife. Person vs. Self
Aunt Polly vs. Self
Aunt Polly doesn't know how to deal with Tom. she is worrying that she is spoiling him by not giving him enough discipline. When she disciplines him she worries that she isn't giving him enough freedom. Person vs. Nature
Tom, Huck, and Joe vs. Thunderstorm
While Tom, Huck, and Joe were on Jackson's Island there was a giant thunderstorm. The boys had to give up their only shelter and try to escape the thunderstorm by hiding in other places on the island. The boys needed to escape the thunderstorm in order to survive. Person vs. Society Dialogue & Dialect Dialogue is a conversation between two or more people and dialect is a specific form of language that certain people in the world use. In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer there is a lot of conversation between the characters. The characters speak a certain way because of the time period the story took place in. The dialogue in this story tells a lot about the plot and what characters were like. "Spare the rod and spile the child..." - Aunt Polly (pg.8) "I reckon I ain't dressed fitten for a pirate. But I ain't got but these." - Huck (pg. 85) Muff Potter vs. St. Petersburg townspeople
The townspeople of St. Petersburg, Missouri accused Muff Potter of murdering Doctor Robinson. They didn't have enough evidence to prove him guilty but because they saw his knife at the graveyard, they said he did it. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is a terrific book! This book takes places in St. Petersburg, Missouri around the 1840s. The main character is Tom Sawyer who is a mischievous, and imaginative young boy. This is a book that you really don't want to put down! Mark Twain describes the characters of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer very well so you can really get a feel for what they are like. I would most definitely recommend this book to anyone. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a very well written book. "Aunt Polly, Mary, and the Harpers threw themselves upon their restored ones..." - Narrator Exposition: We meet Tom Sawyer and Aunt Polly. Tom escapes from getting in trouble with Aunt Polly. Rising Action:
-Tom skips school
-Tom beat up the "new boy"
-The boys whitewash the fence
-We meet Huckleberry Finn
-Tom and Huck go to the graveyard
- Injun Joe murders Doctor Robinson
-Muff Potter is arrested for the murder
-Tom, Joe, and Huck go to Jackson's Island
-Tom turns in Injun Joe
-Tom and Huck went to the haunted house
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