The Question and Answer section for Pudd'nhead Wilson is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What are my choices?
Personify what in particular?
The river is important because it is consistently traversed by steamboats carrying cargo, travelers, or a "great flotilla of 'transients.'" (Pg. 10) These boats carry extravagant items for trade and sale, something that excites residents whether...