huck finn character list Flashcard Example #76174

The King
River con man who claims to be the disappeared heir to the French throne and takes control of Huck and Jim’s raft played as Harvey
The Duke
River con man who claims to be the Duke of Bridgewater and takes control of Huck and Jim’s raft. played as william
Huckleberry Finn
Narrator and main character of the novel.
Jim
The helper of Huckleberry finn. A runaway slave
Pap Finn
Huck’s abusive, drunken father who plots to steal his son’s reward money
Tom Sawyer
Huck Finn’s best friend. Tom loves make believe games and sets up a band of robbers. Later he and Huck live together with Tom’s Aunt Sally and Huck pretends to be Tom while Tom pretends to be his younger brother Sid.
Miss Watson
Widow Douglas’s sister who tries to civilize Huck through manners and religion. She owned Jim
Boggs
A drunk man who insults Colonel Sherburn and is later killed by him. The action takes place in the same town where the Duke and the King put on their Shakespearean show.
Widow Douglass
She was the guardian of Huck.
Colonel Sherburn
The man who shoots Boggs and repels the lynch mob who comes after him.Says a speech and backs them away
judge thacher
The local Saint Petersburg judfge who helps look after Huck and his money
Judith Loftus
The woman whom Huck visits to gather news while pretending to be a girl. She tells him that she suspects Jim is hiding on Jackson’s Island. Huck barely has time to get back to Jim and get them both off the island
Buck Grangerford
The youngest son of Col. Grangerford who becomes good friends with Huck but is later killed in the feud.
Harney Shepardson
Sophias lover. Ran away with her
Sophia Grangerford
The daughter of Col. Grangerford who runs off with Harney Shepherdson and rekindles the feud
Wilks Brothers
Harvey and William (deaf and mute), from England, who the Duke and the King pretend to be
Sally And Silas Phelps
Sally Phelps: Tom Sawyer’s aunt. She is married to Silas Phelps and initially mistakes Huck for Tom Sawyer
Mary Jane Wilks
She is one of the sweet daughters of Peter Wilks. She trusts the King and the Duke immediately, even though they are liars. She doesn’t even hesitate to give them the money that her father left in his will. Huck truly likes her and tells her that the King and the Duke are conning her family for the money her father left in his will.
Col. Grangerford
head of grangerford family in feud with the sheperdsons, in a feud that won’t end until everyone is dead, and they don’t know why it started, portrays south as lusting for violence
Harney Shepordson

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