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Huck Finn Scrapbook
Transcript of Huck Finn Scrapbook
Huck continues to disobey his guardians even when they tell him not to do something he will do it. For example, during the first chapter Huck decides to smoke up in his room after the Widow tells him not to smoke because it is a filthy habit.
Another time Huck disobeys the Widow is when she tells him to stay in the house, however Huck has bigger plans he ends up sneaking out of the house and going off to meet Tom Sawyer and his gang of Robbers.
A defining moment at this point in the story is when Huck decides to listen to Tom Sawyer and go back to the Widow in order to join Tom Sawyers Gang. He takes Tom's advice and goes back to the widow. He eventually decides to run away though when Pap comes back. Pap is very disrespectful to Huck and is greedy for all of his money. For example, Huck is forced to go get soem money from Judge Thatcher for Pap so that Pap can get booze.
This part also includes Huck not listening to his guardians. For example, Huck is running away from his chores to get a log raft that he sees floating down the river, Pap finds out and tries to beat him in a drunken rage.
The last time Huck disobeys his guardians is when he runs away from Pap. Huck decides he has had enough of Pap and steals his gun and runs away. Eventually he encounters many new companions.
A defining moment at this point in the story is when Huck runs away and encounters Jim. This is a very important part of the story because it shows when Huck and Jim really start their journey which leads to be a adventure of a lifetime.
A important moment arises when Pap arrives back from wherever he went. The only reason Pap is back is because he heard about the money and he wants it for himself. Huck now has to make the decision of whether to stay with Pap and where he should trust his money. Pap which is Huck's Dad returns looking for Huck's money and ends up taking Huck with him back to his cabin. Paps cabin is still in St. Petersburg, Missouri. Motifs: Troublemaker and Curiosity
Huck Continues to cause trouble and be a troublemaker. For example, Huck encounters Jim, Miss Watsons Slave. When Jim sees him he thnks Huck is a ghost. Jim and Huck decide to run away from Pap and Miss Watson together, Huck does not know how much trouble he could get in for helping a slave escape to a free state if he gets caught before he gets there.
Huck also ends up on a steamboat that is full of criminals. He finds the criminals on the boat and has a chance to escape, however he decides to still be curious and ventures further onto the boat and after his raft comes loose and floats away Huck realizes why his curiosity has put him and Jim in a difficult predicament.
A defining moment that just occured in Hucks Journey was when Huck and Jim encountered the cabin on the river. They entered the cabin and Jim found a dead man, this man was Pap but Jim did not tell Huck this until the end of the story. This is important because it is one of the big reasons Huck ran away in the first place. Huck adventures down the Mississippi River in his attempt to escape Pap. Motifs: Curiosity and Bad Choices
Huck stays at the Grangerford home and Huck decides to leave when a feud happens between the Grangerford family and the Sheperdson family, the Sheperdsons are a rival family that has had constant conflict with the Grangerford family. Huck then makes the discovery that Jim is hiding outside the house down in a thicket and they decide reunite.
Huck has now reunited with Jim and he is going down the river, this is a continueing pattern. Huck ends up encountering two men known as the Duke and Dauphin, they end up deciding to scam the the folk in the next town by engaging in a play called Romeo and Juliet. Huck continues to get involved in trouble and still be a troublemkaer himself when this happens.
Huck and the Duke and Dauphin also decide to cause trouble in the next town by scamming a girl named Mary Jane and they find out she has a huge inheritance that her uncle is going to get, they decide to pretend to be her uncle. When the Duke and Dauphin get caught they turn over Jim for a $200 reward. This causes Huck to realize his trust in Jim and he goes after him in a desperate attempt to save Jim from the people who bought him.
A defining moment at this point during the story is when Huck decides whether he should really trust Jim and whether he is making the right choice helping him. He feels this way because of what Jim told him he was going to do when he became a free man. This makes Huck feel like he is doing exactly what the slave owners did to him and that he is just out for revenge. The Rafts is destroyed and Huck and Jim are seperated. After this Huck encounters the Grangerford family. Finally Huck and Jim encounter two men called the Duke and Dauphin and they band together. Motifs: Disobedience and Troublemaker
Huck ends up going to the Phekps Farm and runs into Uncle Silas and Aunt Sally, these are relatives of Tom Sawyer. Tom sawyer is on his way to meet his Aunt and Uncle. Even though Huck is encouraged before not to attempt to save Jim he goes anyway and causes more trouble.
Huck also ends up saving Jim in the end when he works with Tom Sawyer to dig a hole to where he is being held this causes more trouble than it should have and they save Jim in the end anyways.
A defining moment is when Huck saves Jim and when Tom Sawyer goes against his Aunt and Uncle to help his best friend and a slave that he does not know. The reason he does this is unclear. Jim Aunt Polly The Widow Huck Finn Ben Rogers Tom Sawyer Tom Sawyers Gang Judge Thatcher Pap Mary Jane The Duke The Dauphin Grangerfords and Sheperdsons The Phelps Farm, outside of Pugsville, Arkansas. Image Citations Map of The Journey That Huck Takes Down The Mississippi River. 1. St. Petersburg Missouri, is where Huck lives and where Tom Sawyers Gang is based. This is Hucks home and he has to leave it behind when he runs away from Pap.
2. Jacksons Island, This is the island where Huck runs into Jim, who is Ms. Watsons Slave and this is also a major place and mioment in the story because it is when Huck gains a friend and companion in his journey.
3. Grangerfords House, Huck is seperated from Jim and he takes shelter at the Grangerfords house. Jim is being hidden and protected by the Grangerfords slaves, eventually Huck decides to contact Jim and they end up running away and continueing down the river.
4. Mississippi Rive rand Pugsville, Huck and Jim meet two men called the Duke and Dauphin, they end up staying together and scamming many people out of money until the alliance blows up in Pugsville when the Duke and Dauphin turn over Jim for a $200 reward.
5. The Phelps Farm, this farm is important because it is where Huck saves Jim from is imprisonment and Huck also ends up reuninting with Tom Sawyer here his long time friend. They end up saving Jim in the end and he becomes a free man. Character Quotes
"Go back to the Widow and maybe then I will let you join the gang." (Tom Sawyer)
"Pretty soon I wanted to smoke, I asked the Widow and she wouldn't let me." (Huck)
"Because it ain't in the books thats why."
"Hello, Huck have you come to pick up some of the money that I'm holding onto for you." (Judge Thatcher)
"I had run away the same night as you so everybody must have thought I murdered you. (Jim)
"Why who's this he asked me, when he saw me." (Uncle Silas)
"Well who do you think, it's Tom Sawyer." (Aunt Sally)
"The King spread his arms and I jumped for them." (Mary Jane)
"Huck where are you, you better get back here this instant." (Pap)
"To be or not to be, that is th ebare bodkin, that makes the calamity of so long life." (Duke)
"I have a moral crisis and i want it to be solved right now because i need Peter Wilks inheritance." (Dauphin)
"We used to have three sons but they were murdered during the feud." (Grangerfords)
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