- 1 What place did Huck say he couldn’t see himself going to?
- 2 What does Huck mean at the end of chapter three it had all the marks of a Sunday school?
- 3 What does Huck mean by his expression?
- 4 Why does Huck decide to go to school after all?
- 5 Where do Jim and Huck find a dead man?
- 6 Who is Huck Finn’s boss?
- 7 Why did Huck help Jim escape?
- 8 Who does Huck meet in the woods?
- 9 Who do the Phelpses mistake Huck for?
- 10 Why did Huck go back and live with the Widow Douglas?
- 11 Why does Jim regret beating his daughter for not listening to him?
- 12 Why didn’t Jack just tell Huck Jim was there?
- 13 Why is Pap upset with Huck?
What place did Huck say he couldn’t see himself going to?
When Miss Watson tells him about the “ bad place ”—hell—he blurts out that he would like to go there, for a change of scenery. This proclamation causes an uproar. Huck doesn’t see the point of going to the “good place” and resolves not to bother trying to get there.
What does Huck mean at the end of chapter three it had all the marks of a Sunday school?
What does Huck mean at the end of chapter 3, “It had all the marks of a Sunday school”? Huck gets an old lamp and rubs it, nothing happens. So he figures the stuff Tom told him about A-rabs and elephants and all that was just the same as what he learned in Sunday School.
What does Huck mean by his expression?
What does Huck mean by his expression that he doesn’t “take no stock in dead people”? He finds it unpleasant to talk about them. He finds them uninteresting, because they’re dead and gone. He’s not sure if they even ever existed. He forgets everything about them because he doesn’t like history.
Why does Huck decide to go to school after all?
Huck decides he wants to go to the bad place because Miss Watson is trying to go to the good place and he doesn’t think it is too interesting anyway. Also, he asked her if he thought Tom would go to the good place and she said he wouldn’t.
Where do Jim and Huck find a dead man?
Summary: Chapter 9 The river floods, and a washed-out house floats down the river past the island. Inside, Jim and Huck find the body of a man who has been shot in the back.
Who is Huck Finn’s boss?
Life With Pap Pap decides that no one but him will be the boss of Huckleberry Finn, and he lies in wait for Huck. Pap catches Huck and brings him across the river to the Illinois side. They live in a deserted cabin. Pap has a stolen gun and he hunts and fishes for their living.
Why did Huck help Jim escape?
Initially, Huck is only concerned with his own freedom, and doesn’t question the morality of slavery. But after spending time with Jim, Huck’s conscience tells him that he needs to help Jim because Jim is a human being. Huck escapes his captivity by faking his own death and running away to Jackson’s Island.
Who does Huck meet in the woods?
After his dramatic escape from Pap’s cabin in the woods, Huck meets Jim on Jackson’s Island, at which time the two forge an unlikely camaraderie, though they still have yet to come to a common understanding of one another.
Who do the Phelpses mistake Huck for?
In Chapter 32 of ”The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,’ Huck arrives at the Phelps’s property. He discovers that Mrs. Phelps has mistaken him for her nephew Tom.
Why did Huck go back and live with the Widow Douglas?
The Widow Douglas takes Huck in because he has no one to care for him; he is a child, and she wishes to civilize him. Huck’s father cannot be trusted, as he is a mean drunk who abuses the boy, so the Widow Douglas takes on a maternal role for Huck.
Why does Jim regret beating his daughter for not listening to him?
Why does Jim regret beating his daughter for not listening to him? He doesn’t believe in corporal punishment. His daughter is deaf. His wife yells at him.
Why didn’t Jack just tell Huck Jim was there?
Why didn’t Jack just tell Huck Jim was there? Jack didn’t tell Huck sooner because Jim was fixing the raft. Huck decides to leave because Jim when he sees that Jim fixed he raft.
Why is Pap upset with Huck?
Pap is an abusive drunkard who channels his anger at the world into violence against his son. His main motivations in the book are jealousy, greed, and alcoholism. He feels intensely jealous of Huck for his fortune, and he wants access to that money so that he can fuel his drinking problem.