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Huckleberry Finn Flashcards

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The Shepherdsons
The family that the Grangerford's have been fighting with for 30 years.
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The Widow Douglas
Miss Watson's sister who helps her attempt to raise and educate Huck.
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Jim
Miss Watson's slave who became friends with Huck. He is freed at the end in her will.
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Pap
Huckleberry Finn's irresponsible and abusive father, the town drunk, who refuses to send him to school. He is also the mysterious dead man in the floating house on the raft.
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Tom Sawyer
Huckleberry Finn's sidekick and closest friend.
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Huckleberry Finn
A 13-year-old boy who is the narrator and main character of the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
An often banned and racially controversial American book written by Mark Twain that was published in 1885. It highlights the life of a 13-year-old boy and his relationship with a slave.
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Mark Twain
(1835-1910) The pen name for American writer Samuel Langhorne Clemens who is well known for his books The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
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Need help remembering the fine points of Mark Twain's ever thickening plot from his book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? This flashcard set has you covered by going over the key information of the tragedies that befall Huck and his allies as well the clever ways they overcome them. It will also help you memorize the characters and other important details.

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Mark Twain
(1835-1910) The pen name for American writer Samuel Langhorne Clemens who is well known for his books The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
An often banned and racially controversial American book written by Mark Twain that was published in 1885. It highlights the life of a 13-year-old boy and his relationship with a slave.
Huckleberry Finn
A 13-year-old boy who is the narrator and main character of the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
Tom Sawyer
Huckleberry Finn's sidekick and closest friend.
Pap
Huckleberry Finn's irresponsible and abusive father, the town drunk, who refuses to send him to school. He is also the mysterious dead man in the floating house on the raft.
Jim
Miss Watson's slave who became friends with Huck. He is freed at the end in her will.
The Widow Douglas
Miss Watson's sister who helps her attempt to raise and educate Huck.
The Shepherdsons
The family that the Grangerford's have been fighting with for 30 years.
The King and the Duke
The two criminals who sold Jim to a farmer behind Huck's back after he felt sorry for them and let them ride on the raft.
Sally & Silas Phelps
Tom Sawyer's aunt and uncle who are also the farmers Jim was sold to by the King and the Duke.
The Mississippi River
The river that Huck and Jim initially travel on when they decide to escape together.
St. Petersburg, Missouri
Huckleberry Finn's hometown where the story takes place in the beginning.
The Ohio River
The river that Huck and Jim missed the mouth of which threw them off-course.
Miss Watson
The Widow Douglas' sister who is Jim's slave owner.
The Grangerfords
The family that takes Huck in after the raft he and Jim were travelling on capsized.
Buck Grangerford
The boy who becomes friends with Huck after his family has taken Huck in. He ends up getting shot in the feud between his family and the Shepherdsons.
Jackson Island
This is where Huck hides after staging his own murder and running away from his father.

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