Why or why not? Huck likes the freedom of living with Pap but not being hit by him. What does Huck do with an old saw one day when Pap is away? He created an escape route.
How did Huck initially feel about living with Pap again? He hated it and wanted to run away.
How is Huck changing after living in his new home for three or four months? He decides he wants to give Pap one more try. You have just studied 63 semesters!
The new judge in town returns Huck to Pap because he puts Pap’s “rights” ahead of Huck’s well-being – just as slaves, because they were considered property, were regularly returned to their rightful owners, no matter how much these owners have abused them.
Why is Huck suddenly having fun at school? a. He goes to school to tease his father. His father forbids him to go near the school.
Pap made Huck run away from his home because of a certain incident that happened in a cabin. Huck tried to run away and Pap was very drunk and tried to kill Huck for trying to sneak out. This is a very big moment in the book because then Huck runs away and meets Jim and goes on to do many things.
Huck finds a canoe floating in the river and hides it in the woods. As Pap leaves for the day, Huck saws his way out of the cabin. He packs groceries, cookware and anything else valuable from the cabin into the canoe. He then covers the hole he cut in the wall and shoots a wild boar outside.
Summary and Analysis Chapters 5-6. That evening, Huck discovers Pap in his room. After the initial shock, Huck decides Pap is too disheveled to be a threat. Dad’s hair is “long and messy and greasy,” his face is extremely pale, and his clothes are ragged.
Dad Finn’s death
Jim sees Dad’s body in the house. Jim goes inside to investigate and tells Huck the man was shot in the back and has probably been dead for two or three days. He tells Huck not to look at the dead man’s face because it’s too hideous.
Huck begins the novel very immaturely with a misguided moral compass and even less intellectual independence. As he travels down the river, his experiences greatly improve his maturity, morale and most importantly, his intellectual independence.
Huck learns a series of life lessons on the Mississippi that help develop his character. Not only does he learn how to stay away from the demands and rules of society, but he also learns the values of friendship; Values he uses to make decisions based on what his heart tells him.
Over time, Huck develops an inner belief that he can’t bring Jim back into slavery. Although he feels guilty that his society considers it immoral, Huck decides to treat Jim not as a slave but as a human being.
When Pap returns, Huck is physically repelled by his father, whom he portrays with a grotesque, ghostly appearance: “His hair was long and messy and greasy…his face…was…a white, to sicken a body, a white to give goose bumps to a body – a tree toad white, a fish belly white.” The animal…
What does Pap think of Huck’s education and the fact that he can read and write? Pap thinks Huck is trying to be better than his father.
In Chapter 16, Huck’s first moral dilemma about giving Jim up illustrates how society deceives his morals in the early stages of his journey. As Huck and Jim approach the free country to the north, Huck begins to have second thoughts about releasing Jim.
Huck made up a story about his father being sick to keep the slavers out of the raft. Explain the differences between Huck and the Hunters.
In the novel, Huck and Jim find the body of Huck’s father in a floating house on the river, shot in the back, but the identity of his killer is never revealed.