The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

At the beginning of Chapter 4, Tom is reluctant to remember his biblical passage, wash, and get dressed for church. What does his inattention to hygiene and the religious practices that are important to his family say about Tom as a person? Explain.

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Tom is just a kid who wants to have fun. He isn't interested in adult pursuits which he finds boring. Tom only does these things because he wants to get the prize of the Bible.