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In CliffsNotes on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, you experience the exciting adventures of a typical boy during the mid-nineteenth century. The characters ? Tom ...
In CliffsNotes on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, you experience the exciting adventures of a typical boy during the mid-nineteenth century. The characters — Tom himself, Becky Thatcher, Huck Finn, Injun Joe, and Aunt Polly — have become part of American heritage.
Use this study guide to help you discover all of Tom’s dreams and fears — and perhaps a few of your own! You'll also gain insight into the man behind this American classic — Mark Twain, a.k.a. Samuel Clemens. Other features that help you study include
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Introduction to the Novel.
Chapter I: Tom Plays, Fights, and Hides.
Chapter II: The Glorious Whitewasher.
Chapter III: Busy at War and Love.
Chapters IV and V: Showing Off in Sunday-School;
The Pinch-Bug and His Prey.
Chapters IX, X, and XI: Tragedy in the Graveyard;
Dire Prophecy of the Howling Dog;
Conscience Racks Tom.
Chapter XII: The Cat and the Pain Killer.
Chapters XIII and XIV: The Pirate Crew Set Sail;
Happy Camp of the Freebooters.
Chapters XV and XVI: Tom's Stealthy Visit Home;
First Pipes--"I've Lost My Knife".
Chapters XVII and XVIII: Pirates at Their Own Funeral;
Tom Reveals His Dream Secret.
Chapters XIX and XX: The Cruelty of "I Don't Think";
Tom Takes Becky's Punishment.
Chapter XXI: Eloquence--The Master's Gilded Dome.
Chapter XXII: Huck Finn Quotes Scriptures.
Chapters XXIII and XXIV: The Salvation of Muff Potter;
Splendid Days and Fearful Nights.
Chapters XXV and XXVI: Seeking the Buried Treasure Real Robbers Seize the Box of Gold.
Chapters XXVII and XXVIII: Trembling on the Trail;
In the Lair of Injun Joe.
Chapters XXIX and XXX: Huck Saves the Widow;
Tom and Becky in the Cave.
Chapters XXXI and XXXII: Found and Lost Again; "Turn Out! They're Found!".
Chapters XXXIII and XXXIV: The Fate of Injun Joe;
Floods of Gold.
Chapter XXXV: Respectable Huck Joins the Gang;
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