Pudd'nhead Wilson

Describe and discuss the character of David pudd head Wilson. Why did Twain choose Wilson to be the novel title character? Can you provide page number


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Wilson is considered a simpleton by the town yet has a friendly reputation. Wilson seems like an understated humble character that Twain might champion. There is only speculation on why Twain names his book Pudd'nhead Wilson. Most of the story is taken up by the exploits of Tom. I suppose Twain wanted a character that had positive traits: a character that was low key and humble yet able to solve things in the end.