I got so down-hearted and scared I did wish I had some company. This part of the novel is very key for a number of reasons, and comes at the end of Chapter Fifteen, after Huck has tricked Jim and Jim realises how he has been tricked: The reader should question whether Huck is reliable narrator for the novel due to his age and ignorance.
Then he tells Huck that he will have good times and bad in his life and that he should stay away from water.
But Tom Sawyer he hunted me up and said he was going to start a band of robbers, and I might join if I would go back to the widow and be respectable.
And what do you think? I set still and listened. I got the things all up to the cabin, and then it was about dark. The simple and direct choice of words here shows that this is an important stage in Huck beginning to realise that blacks are humans too.
Thus any sentence from the novel would count as an example of word choice. And she took snuff, too; of course that was all right, because she done it herself. By and by they fetched the niggers in and had prayers, and then everybody was off to bed. I judged I would saw out and leave that night if pap got drunk enough, and I reckoned he would.
Pretty soon I wanted to smoke, and asked the widow to let me.
Pretty soon he was all fagged out, and fell down panting; then he rolled over and over wonderful fast, kicking things every which way, and striking and grabbing at the air with his hands, and screaming and saying there was devils a-hold of him. He put his knife under him, and said he would sleep and get strong, and then he would see who was who.
But this time I found something at last; I found an old rusty wood-saw without any handle; it was laid in between a rafter and the clapboards of the roof. The old man made me go to the skiff and fetch the things he had got.
Let us consider the following example which I will then explain so you can see how we can talk about and analyse diction. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth. Here she was a-bothering about Moses, which was no kin to her, and no use to any- body, being gone, you see, yet finding a power of fault with me for doing a thing that had some good in it.
A body would a thought he was Adam — he was just all mud. Says I, "me- yow! I thought it all over, and I reckoned I would walk off with the gun and some lines, and take to the woods when I run away. He had a gun which he had stole, I reckon, and we fished and hunted, and that was what we lived on.
Look at it, says I — such a hat for me to wear — one of the wealthiest men in this town if I could git my rights. I was glad about that, because I wanted him and me to be together. He had been drunk over in town, and laid in the gutter all night, and he was a sight to look at.
We had Jim out of the chains in no time, and when Aunt Polly and Uncle Silas and Aunt Sally found out how good he helped the doctor nurse Tom, they made a heap of fuss over him, and fixed him up prime, and give him all he wanted to eat, and a good time, and nothing to do.
I went up to my room with a piece of candle, and put it on the table. And how slow and still the time did drag along.
I was all over welts. I made up my mind I would fix up some way to leave there.Sep 24, · Read "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain with Rakuten Kobo. Rich in color and humor, this great novel follows the adventures of Huckleberry Finn and vividly recreates the world, th. Jan 01, · Chapter Summary for Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, chapter 2 summary.
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