The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapters 1-10 Flashcard Example #95909

Where does this story begins?
In St. Petersburg, Missouri
Tom and Huck find a stash of what in the cave?
A stash of gold some robbers had hidden in a cave
How much money did each of the boys get?
$6,000 a piece
What did Judge Thatcher do with the money?
Puts it into a trust. The money in the bank now accrues a dollar a day from interest
Who adopted and tried to “sivilize” Huck?
Widow Douglas
Why did Huck ran away and comes back?
Because he couldn’t stand it. He return because Tom Sawyer told him he could join his new band of robbers if he would return to the Widow “and be respectable.”
What happens to Huck when the widow tries to teach him about Moses?
He loses interest when he realizes that Moses is dead.
What happens when Miss Watson tells him about the “bad place” (hell)?
He blurts out that he would like to go there, for a change of scenery
What was Huck’s reaction when Miss Watson tells him that there is no chance that Tom Sawyer will end up in heaven?
Huck is glad because he wanted Tom and him to be together
What happens to Huck accidentally flicks a spider into a candle?
The bad omen begins and frightens him. Just after midnight, Huck hears movement below the window and hears a “me-yow” sound, to which he responds with another “me-yow.” Climbing out the window onto the shed, Huck finds Tom Sawyer waiting for him in the yard
Why does Widow Douglas appear to be a hypocrite in the first chapter?
She uses snuff but doesn’t let Huck smoke

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