English - Huck Finn Final

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  1. The line "Everybody said it was a real beautiful oath" is an example of: A. imagery B. irony C. sarcasm D. symbol E. none of above

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  1. The line "Everybody said it was a real beautiful oath" is an example of: A. imagery B. irony C. sarcasm D. symbol E. none of above

B

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  1. Who is Miss Watson? A. Huck's aunt B. Huck's sister C. a widow who is taking care of Huck D. Huck's teacher at school E. none of above

E

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  1. What happened in one of the previous chapters that makes it so easy for Huck to offer Miss Watson to be killed? A. She tried to teach him math. B. She insinuated that Huck might be going to hell because of his behavior. C. She sold her slave, Jim, down the river. D. She told the widow to get rid of Huck. E. none of above

B

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  1. What is one of the punishments for a non-band member who uses the band's sign? A. a cross hacked in his/her breast B. his/her family killed C. name blotted off the list D. carcass burnt up E. none of above

E

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  1. Why does Huck's father try to reclaim his son when he returns to town? A. Pap wants Huck to educate him. B. Pap is reformed and wants to be a good father. C. Pap has heard about Huck's money and wants it. D. Pap needs Huck's help to build a log cabin in the woods. E. none of above

C

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  1. What is one of the punishments for somebody who does something to one of the boys in the gang? A. a cross hacked in his/her breast B. his/her carcass burnt up C. a curse put on his/her name D. his/her throat cut E. none of above

A

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  1. Where are the boys during this scene? A. in Tom's bedroom B. on a raft floating down the river C. in a cave D. on Jackson's Island E. none of above

C

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  1. What does the word "high-toned" mean? A. violent B. sophisticated C. intelligent D. honest E. none of above

B

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  1. What is a tanyard? A. a tavern B. an enclosure where leather is tanned C. a beach around a swimming hole D. a police station E. none of above

B

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  1. From this passage, Tom could best be described as: A. civilized B. romantic C. funny D. sophisticated E. none of above

B

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  1. The reader feels sympathy for Huck because: A. Miss Watson is his only family. B. He has terrible friends. C. His father is a drunkard who sleeps with pigs. D. He's not as intelligent as Tom.

C

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  1. Which quote best supports Twain's negative opinion of romanticized literature? A. "but the rest was out of pirate books, and robber books, and every gang that was high-toned had it" B. "Tom said it was a good idea, so he took a pencil and wrote it in" C. "I was most ready to cry" D. "Here's Huck Finn, he hain't got no family"

A

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  1. What overall message in the novel does this passage best support? A. Gullible people are somewhat responsible for their own deception. B. Society is little more than a degraded set of illogical rules. C. People can never be truly free within the confines of society. D. Society's values often conflict with personal morals.

B

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  1. Tom is a static character in the novel because: A. He later develops a romanticized scheme to rescue Jim. B. He later develops an elaborate scheme to capture Jim. C. He later develops an elaborate scheme to catch Pap. D. He meets Huck half way down the river to join him on his adventure.

A

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  1. Pick the quote that best illustrates the naiveté of the new judge. A. "The judge he felt kind of sore" B. "[the old man] said he'd been a man that had always been misunderstood before, and the judge said he believed it" C. "he was agoing to turn over a new leaf and be a man nobody wouldn't be ashamed of" D. "he reckoned a body could reform the ole man with a shot-gun, maybe"

B

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  1. The word "temperance" means: A. angry B. soberness C. religion D. kindness

B

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  1. Which word from the text best helps you understand the meaning of the word "temperance"? A. "supper" B. "fool" C. "cried" D. "man"

B

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  1. What does the judge do to the old man after this scene? A. locks him in jail B. takes Huck's money to pay for the damages C. nothing D. gives guardianship of Huck to the Widow Douglas

C

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  1. What is the best definition for "old pie"? A. humble B. cruel C. friendly D. fatherly

C

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  1. The word "stanchion" means: A. pillar B. roof C. foundation D. tree

A

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  1. What word from the text best helps you understand the meaning of the word "stanchion"? A. "clumb" B. "traded" C. "slid" D. "room"

C

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  1. The new judge's name is: A. Judge Thatcher B. Judge Sawyer C. Judge Phelps D. He isn't given a name.

D

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  1. At first the new judge is different from the old judge because: A. He has a better education. B. He has more experience. C. He believes it's easy to reform people. D. He has a more black and white view of justice.

C

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  1. In this passage Twain is mostly satirizing which of the following social institutions? A. banks B. religion C. charities D. middle classes

B

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  1. In this passage, what do hands represent? A. the washing away of sins B. the working poor C. civilization's power over man's base nature D. hogs

A

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  1. An appropriate title for this section would be: A. Justice for All B. Sympathy is the Key to Reformation C. Some People Never Change D. Trust in Progress

C

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  1. Who is the old man in the passage? A. The Duke B. Jim C. Mr. Watson D. Huck's father

D

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  1. Why was the old man put in jail in the first place? A. He was drunk and disorderly in public. B. He abused Huck. C. He stole Huck's money. D. He stalked the Widow Douglas and Judge Thatcher.

A

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  1. What did the new judge do when the Widow Douglas and Judge Thatcher asked for custody of Huck? A. put the old man in jail to keep him from abusing Huck B. gave them each fifty percent custody of Huck C. said that he didn't want to take a child from its father D. made Judge Thatcher the guardian of Huck's money

C

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  1. What does the old man do in the chapter following this scene? A. He sues Judge Thatcher for Huck's money. B. He locks the Widow Douglas in her basement. C. He kidnaps Huck. D. He disappears from the scene and is accused of killing Huck.

C

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  1. The state of the new judge's guestroom at the end of the passage is compared to: A. a ship measuring the depths of the sea to avoid obstacles B. the sound of unturned instruments in a full symphony C. being in the eye of a hurricane D. the difficulty of finding one's way to the end of an elaborate maze

A

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  1. Which of these quotes illustrates a metaphorical representation of character? A. "was most froze to death when somebody found him after sun-up" B. "There's a hand that was the hand of a hog" C. "he was agoing to turn over a new leaf" D. they had to take soundings before they could navigate it

B

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  1. The overall tone in this passage could best be described as: A. satirical B. humorous C. angry D. sympathetic

A

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  1. What overall message in the novel does this passage best support? A. Gullible people are somewhat responsible for their own deception. B. Society is little more than a degraded set of illogical rules. C. People can never be truly free within the confines of society. D. Society's values often conflict with personal morals.

A

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  1. Later in the story the reader discovers what about one of Jim's children? A. One of them caught small pox. B. Miss Watson sold one of them down river. C. One of his children is deaf. D. One of his children rode on a broom with witches.

C

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  1. Why are Jim and Huck looking for Cairo? A. It's in the free states and Jim will be safe there. B. They want to leave the Mississippi River there and head up the Ohio River to the free states. C. Tom is going to meet them there and give Jim the papers that show he's free. D. There's a bank there where Huck can access his money and buy Jim's freedom.

B

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  1. Pick the quote that best illustrates Jim's trust in Huck. A. "they would both work to buy the two children, and if their master wouldn't sell them, they'd get an Ab'litionist to go and steal them" B. "We's safe, Huck, we's safe! Jump up and crack yo' heels, dat's de good ole Cairo at las'" C. "Jim won't ever forgit you, Huck; you's de bes' fren' Jim's ever had" D. "He was saying how the first thing he would do when he got to a free State he would go to saving up money and never spend a single cent"

C

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  1. What is an Ab'litionist? A. another name for a member of the Ku Klux Klan B. someone who worked to help free the slaves. C. a Northern term for a sheriff D. a Northern politician

B

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  1. The fact that Jim's children belong to a man Huck doesn't even know is an example of: A. mood B. metaphor C. irony D. allusion

C

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  1. What does "flat-footed" mean in the context of paragraph 2? A. not clever B. immoral C. doubtful D. biased

A

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  1. What does the word "tuck" mean? A. meanness B. morality C. energy D. opinion

C

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  1. Which word from the text best helps you understand the meaning of the word "tuck"? A. slow B. along C. glad D. whether

A

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  1. What is Huck's conscience ruled by in the first part of this passage? A. What he believes is right in his own heart B. What society tells him is right C. Pap who was a horrible role model D. The Widow Douglas who wants to educate him

B

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  1. What is ironic about Huck saying he "warn't man enough" to turn Jim in? A. Huck doesn't have the courage to turn him in. B. Huck is courageous for not turning him in. C. Huck lies to the nice men on the boat when he swore he'd stop lying. D. Huck and Jim have become good friends.

B

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  1. What happened in the chapter before this scene? A. Huck and Jim got lost in the fog and missed the turnoff for Cairo. B. A steamboat crashed into the raft. C. Huck and Jim stole a raft from three criminals. D. Huck narrowly escaped from the feud between the Shepherdsons and Grangerfords.

A

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  1. After this scene, how does Huck keep the men from discovering Jim? A. He tells them that he owns Jim and shows them fake papers. B. He tells them that Jim is one of the escaped slaves and he's taking him to town for the reward. C. He tells them his family on the raft has smallpox. D. He tells them a steamboat destroyed the raft and it's not safe.

C

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  1. How does Huck feel about Jim by the end of the second paragraph? A. He's afraid of Jim. B. He thinks Jim is immoral. C. He thinks Jim is afraid. D. He admires Jim's intelligence.

B

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  1. What makes Huck feel "easy, and happy, and light as a feather"? A. his decision to escape from Jim B. his decision to head down the river where neither Pap nor the Widow Douglas could find him. C. his decision to help Jim run away to the free states D. his decision to turn Jim in

D

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  1. In the end, which line is most responsible for making Huck lie to the men and tell them Jim is white? A. "give a ___________ an inch and he'll take an ell" B. "We's safe, Huck, we's safe!" C. "Huck; de on'y white genlman dat ever kep' his promise to ole Jim" D. "there's five _________ run off to-night"

C

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  1. Which of the following quotes is an example of racial stereotyping? A. "I warn't man enough- hadn't the spunk of a rabbit" B. "Well, there's five _________ run off to-night, up yonder above the head of the bend" C. "It was according to the old saying, 'give a __________ an inch and he'll take an ell'" D. "I was sorry to hear Jim say that, it was such a lowering of him"

C

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  1. What overall message in the novel does this passage best support? A. Gullible people are somewhat responsible for their own deception. B. Society is little more than a degraded set of illogical rules. C. People can never be truly free within the confines of society. D. Society's values often conflict with personal morals.

D

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  1. Considering what happened before this scene, what word best describes the speaker? A. moral B. immoral C. sympathetic D. intelligent

B

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  1. What happens to the speaker after this scene? A. He goes to jail. B. The mob returns at night and lynches him. C. He kills himself. D. Huck doesn't say.

D

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  1. Pick the quote that best illustrates the speaker's view about Southerners. A. "The average man's a coward" B. "he lets anybody walk over him that wants to, and goes home and prays for a humble spirit to bear it" C. "they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass" D. "then a man goes in the night, with a hundred masked cowards at his back, and lynches the rascal"

D

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  1. What is the meaning of the word "acquit"? A. to stop doing something B. to penalize somebody C. to sneak up on somebody D. to free somebody

D

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  1. What word below is the closest in meaning of the word "blowing" in the above passage? A. gusting B. wafting C. ridiculing D. complaining

D

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  1. Who is the speaker in the above passage? A. Huck B. Buck Harness C. The Duke D. Sherburn

D

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  1. What happened that sent the mob after the speaker in the passage? A. The speaker was drunk and disorderly. B. The speaker stole Huck from the Widow Douglas. C. The speaker killed a man. D. The speaker was an escaped slave.

C

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  1. What is the tone of the speaker in the above passage? A. scornful B. impatient C. apprehensive D. doubtful

A

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  1. According to the speaker, mobs tend to go after: A. helpless people B. criminals C. runaways D. drunks

A

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  1. What social institution is the speaker particularly criticizing? A. religion B. politics C. justice D. economics

C

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  1. When the speaker says, "Your newspapers call you brave people," who are the "people" he's referring to? A. Southerners B. Northerners C. Americans D. People from his town

C

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  1. After the speech, what does the mob do? A. lynches the speaker B. shoots the speaker C. waits patiently until the speaker gives himself up D. leaves quietly

D

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  1. From this speech the reader can deduce that the speaker has the following opinion about warfare? A. It's justified for defensive purposes only. B. It's inevitable in society. C. It's a cowardly way to solve differences. D. It's noble and admirable.

C

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  1. What does Huck do after witnessing the above speech? A. returns to Jim on the raft B. goes to the circus C. goes to watch the nonesuch D. goes back into town to borrow some tobacco off the loafers

B

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  1. Which of the following quotes best illustrates a cynical view of humans in general? A. "I know you clear through" B. "But a mob without any man at the head of it, is beneath pitifulness" C. "whereas you're just as brave, and no braver" D. "The average man's a coward"

D

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  1. What overall message in the novel does this passage best support? A. Gullible people are somewhat responsible for their own deception. B. Society is little more than a degraded set of illogical rules. C. People can never be truly free within the confines of society. D. The majority isn't always right.

D

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  1. Aunt Sally is related to: A. Tom's mother B. Huck's mother C. the Widow Douglas D. Judge Thatcher

A

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  1. What secret is Tom keeping from Huck? A. That his Pap is dead B. That Jim has already been sold C. That Pap stole Huck's money D. That Jim is already free

D

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  1. Which quote best illustrates Tom's mischievousness? A. "Why, Aunty, I don't think there's ten" B. "I slid one of them up my sleeve" C. "she said cle'r out and let her have some peace, and if we come bothering around her again betwixt that and dinner" D. "Well, I'll count 'm again"

A

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  1. What does the word "ciphered" mean? A. confused B. calculated C. communicated D. written

B

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  1. What does the word "smouched" mean? A. crushed B. stole C. revealed D. kissed

B

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  1. What does "addled" mean? A. angry B. confused C. sleepy D. helpful

B

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  1. Why do Huck and Tom want the spoon? A. to help Jim escape B. to feed Jim C. to sell it for money to buy the raft back D.

A

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  1. What is the biggest trick Tom and Huck play on Aunt Sally? A. They don't tell her who they really are. B. They hide Jim on the farm. C. They tell her that Miss Watson has freed Jim. D. They trick Uncle Silas into believing she's a witch.

A

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  1. Why does Tom actually agree to help free Jim? A. because deep down he knows slavery is wrong B. because he loves an adventure C. because he knows Miss Watson set Jim free D. because he's mad at Aunt Sally and wants to get revenge on her

C

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  1. How do the boys confuse Uncle Silas? A. They hide Jim under his bed. B. They dig a hole for the dogs and pretend witches let them into Jim's prison. C. They steal a bunch of his farm implements. D. They fix the rat problem in the cellar.

D

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  1. What is Twain's tone in the above passage? A. Anger at the way Tom is treating his aunt. B. Amusement at the pranks of boys. C. Confusion as to how many spoons there actually are D. Sarcasm at how stupid uneducated people can be

B

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  1. Which of the following quotes is the best example of hyperbole or overstatement? A. "Hang the troublesome rubbage, ther's ten, now!" B. "Tom allowed it was worth twice the trouble it took" C. "if we come bothering around her again betwixt that and dinner, she'd skin us" D. "Well, she was in a tearing way- just trembling all over, she was so mad"

C

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  1. What overall message in the novel does this passage best support? A. Gullible people are somewhat responsible for their own deception. B. Society is little more than a degraded set of illogical rules. C. People can never be truly free within the confines of society. D. Society's values often conflict with personal morals.

A

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☆ Instructions: Match each quote with the element of Huck's character it best illustrates. Some character traits may be used more than once or not at all.

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A. Adventurous D. Clever AB. Sympathetic AE. Respectable B. Superstitious/Naïve E. Humble AC. Passive/compliant C. Moral AA. Loyal AD. Practical

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  1. "Well, it being away in the night and stormy, and all so mysterious-like, I felt just the way any other boy would a felt when I see that wreck laying there so mournful and lonesome in the middle of the river. I want- ed to get aboard her and slink around a little, and see what there was there. "

A

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  1. "Anybody that don't believe yet that it's foolishness to handle a snake-skin, after all that that snake-skin done for us, will believe it now if they read on and see what more it done for us."

B

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  1. It didn't take me long to make up my mind that these liars warn't no kings nor dukes at all, but just low- down humbugs and frauds. But I never said nothing, never let on; kept it to myself; it's the best way; then you don't have no quarrels, and don't get into no trouble. If they wanted us to call them kings and dukes, I hadn't no objections, 'long as it would keep peace in the family; and it warn't no use to tell Jim, so I didn't tell him. If I never learnt nothing else out of Pap, I learnt that the best way to get along with his kind of peo- ple is to let them have their own way."

AC

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  1. ¨They asked us considerable many questions; wanted to know what we covered up the raft that way for, and laid by in the day-time instead of running- was Jim a runaway _________? Says I-"Goodness sakes, would a runaway ________ run south?"

D

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  1. "And for a starter I would go to work and steal Jim out of slavery again; and if I could think up anything worse, I would do that, too; because as long as I was in, and in for good, I might as well go the whole hog."

C

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  1. "Saying them words put a good idea in my head. I see how maybe I could get me and Jim rid of the frauds; get them jailed here, and then leave. "

D

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  1. "He [Tom] turns on me looking pitying enough to make a body cry, and says: "Huck Finn, did you ever hear of a prisoner having picks and shovels, and all the modern conveniences in his wardrobe to dig himself out with? Now I want to ask you- if you got any reasonableness in you at all- what kind of a show would that give him to be a hero? Why, they might as well lend him the key, and done with it. Picks and shovels- why they wouldn't furnish 'em to a king."

AD

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  1. "Well, I couldn't see no advantage in going where she was going, so I made up my mind I wouldn't try for it. But I never said so, because it would only make trouble, and wouldn't do no good."

AC

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  1. "I asked her if she reckoned Tom Sawyer would go there, and she said not by a considerable sight. I was glad about that, because I wanted him and me to be together."

AA

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  1. "Pray for me! I reckoned if she knowed me she'd take a job that was more nearer her size. But I bet she done it, just the same--she was just that kind. She had the grit to pray for Judus if she took the notion--there warn't no back-down to her, I judge."

E

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  1. "Then away out in the woods I heard that kind of a sound that a ghost makes when it wants to tell about something that's on its mind and can't make itself understood, and so can't rest easy in its grave, and has to go about that way every night grieving."

B

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  1. "Well, it made me sick to see it; and I was sorry for them poor pitiful rascals, it seemed like I couldn't ever feel any hardness against them any more in the world. It was a dreadful thing to see. Human beings can be awful cruel to one another."

AB

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☆ Instructions: Mark "True" if the quote illustrates the evolution of Huck's feelings towards Jim. Mark "False" if it doesn't.

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  1. "I knowed what it was about. He was thinking about his wife and his children, away up yonder, and he was low and homesick; because he hadn't ever been away from home before in his life; and I do believe he cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their'n. It don't seem natural, but I reckon it's so. "

T

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  1. "There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth."

F

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  1. "I know what you'll say. You'll say it's dirty, lowdown business; but what if it is? I'm low down; and I'm a-going to steal him, and I want you keep mum and not let on. Will you?"

T

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  1. "So I went to studying it out. I says to myself, I reckon a body that ups and tells the truth when he is in a tight place is taking considerable many resks, though I ain't had no experience, and can't say for certain; but it looks so to me, anyway; and yet here's a case where I'm blest if it don't look to me like the truth is better and actuly SAFER than a lie. I must lay it by in my mind, and think it over some time or other, it's so kind of strange and unregular. I never see nothing like it. Well, I says to myself at last, I'm a-going to chance it; I'll up and tell the truth this time, though it does seem most like setting down on a kag of powder and touching it off just to see where you'll go to. "

F

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  1. "Jim said that bees won't sting idiots, but I didn't believe that, because I tried them lots of times myself and they wouldn´t sting me¨

F

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