- 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.
Pap has returned to town in order to take control of Huck's reward money.
When Huck finds out that searchers are headed to Jackson Island to search for Jim, he doesn’t hesitate to return to Jim. He says, “They are after us!” when really, the searchers are after Jim. Why does he, too, flee down the river?
Huck is looking for adventure. He isn't yet giving Jim his loyalty, as he hasn't decided whether or not to help him or turn him in. Huck is still more concerned with himself than anything else..... staying hidden, escaping Pap, avoiding and...
In Chapter 28, Huck sees Mary Jane sitting on her floor, crying while packing to go to England with her uncles. Mary Jane explains that she is upset about the slaves being so mistreated.