Huck convinces Jim to tie the raft to the boat and climb on board. Doan' talk to me 'bout yo' pints. . They stop for the night and resolve to take the canoe upriver but in the morning discover that it has been stolen. After a lonely time adrift, Huck reunites with Jim, who is asleep on the raft. Huck's excitement about their new treasure is tempered by Jim's fear that they might have been caught or drowned. Huck is a perfect protagonist in this case since he is young and innocent.
Chapters 28-31 Chapter 28: Huck finds Mary Jane crying over the separation of the slave family. Jim doesn't understand that not everyone in the world speaks the same language. But mostly they hang round the harem. Huck comes upon some men in a boat who want to search his raft for escaped slaves. Then he returns to Jim, they sink the life boat, and find an island where they can get some sleep. The widow rung a bell for supper, and you had to come to time. When Pap leaves, Huck finishes sawing his way out of the cabin and fakes his own death by slaughtering a pig and smearing the blood in the cabin.
He vows to write Mary when he leaves town to let her know. Chapter 33: Huck intercepts a shocked Tom before he arrives at the Phelps. Europe is represented here as a place of feudal brutality; America, as a refuge for the free, like the prince. Huck astonishes Jim with stories of kings, first reading from books and then adding some of his own, made-up stories. The revivalists take up a collection for the dauphin. During his exploration, Huck stumbles upon the slave Jim who has run away from Miss Watson.
Huck finds a canoe and hides it. Jim is older and wiser than Huck, and it is inconsiderate for Huck to disregard Jim's judgement about going on the ship. But soon Jim notices all the debris, dirt, and tree branches that collected on the raft while it was adrift. He and Jim spend several hours tracking each other by calling out, but a large island finally separates them and Huck is left all alone. This is important because it is Huck's loyalty to Jim that will be tested later.
However, when Huck mentions King Solomon, Jim starts telling him that Solomon was one of the most foolish men who ever lived. All dogs talk the same. I felt so lonesome I most wished I was dead. I do commend Huck on his thoughts of saving the robbers, even if he was too late. Chapters 1-3 Chapter 1: The novel begins with the narrator, Huck Finn, reminding us of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and that his tale picks up shortly after the two boys inherit a large sum of money.
Huck and Jim laze the afternoon away, with Huck reading the books aloud and talking about the adventure they'd had inside the boat. Jim thinks this is ridiculous. Well, he was right; he was most always right; he had an uncommon level head for a nigger. Next, Huck tries to explain to Jim that Frenchmen speak a different language. He and Jim celebrate until they notice the duke and the dauphin are about to overtake them on their own boat. It was an awful sight of money when it was piled up. How much do a king git? In chapter thirteen Huck and Jim hop in the lifeboat and take off away from the steamboat, leaving the robbers behind.
He was the most down on Solomon of any nigger I ever see. Chapter 34: Tom recalls seeing food being taken to the shed, which he surmises is where Jim is being kept. I reck'n I knows sense when I sees it; en dey ain' no sense in sich doin's as dat. Well, Judge Thatcher he took it and put it out at interest, and it fetched us a dollar a day apiece all the year round — more than a body could tell what to do with. He tries to paddle back to the raft, but the fog is so thick that he loses all sense of direction. Essentially he is breaking the law and hurting the slave's owner, who helped raise Huck, and he feels horrible about what he is doing. Then I slipped down to the ground and crawled in among the trees, and, sure enough, there was Tom Sawyer waiting for me.
Huck then goes ashore and finds a ferry night-watchman. Each night, Huck goes into a nearby town and buys more provisions for the next day. She worked me middling hard for about an hour, and then the widow made her ease up. One night, during a strong storm, they see a wrecked steamboat ahead of them. Analysis These chapters provide insight into Jim's character.
They stop at a town in Arkansas where they see a man shot in front of his daughter, followed by a lynch mob chasing the shooter. Later, a steamboat collides with the raft, breaking it apart. We laid off all the afternoon in the woods talking, and me reading the books, and having a general good time. The second night is also packed. You should visit and update your internet browser today! Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety. I hain't hearn 'bout none un um, skasely, but ole King Soller- mun, onless you counts dem kings dat's in a pack er k'yards. Huck relaxes for three days.