The Question and Answer section for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Much like the prayer, the remainder of church is barely endured by Tom Sawyer, who counts the pages of the sermon but fails to listen to any of it. Tom's attentions, instead, focus on the antics of a poodle playing with a beetle. The poodle,...
From the beginning, we learn that Tom is precocious, manipulative, fun loving, and a bit sneaky.
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