- Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1986.
- Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Penguin Classics, 1986.
The Question and Answer section for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Lifting and borrowing infers that Huck was stealing.
Jim and Huck's reunion after the fog is joyful..... Huck's little game frightened Jim, and although he was hurt by Huck's practical joke.... the entire episode proved his loyalty and willingness to sacrifice for Huck.
I think people are still gullible, just in a different context. In Huck's time people and places were fairly isolated. Stories took on a life of their own simply because people used their imaginations and wanted to believe to a certain extent....