The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Is Pap a reformed man? What happens at the end of the chapter to support your answer?

Chapter 5 of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Pap is not a reformed man. The new judge sympathetically takes Pap into his home, dresses him well, and tries to reform him. After thinking that he has reformed Pap, the Judge goes to bed. That night, Pap sneaks out of the new judge's house and buys some alcohol. By morning he is so drunk that he breaks his arm in two places and nearly freezes to death on the porch. The new judge is livid at this betrayal of his trust and comments that the only way to reform Pap is with a shotgun.