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Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11 – 20. Chapter 11  Who is Sarah Williams of Hookerville?  What are the rumors going around about Huck’s disappearance? 

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1 Huckleberry Finn Chapters 11 – 20

2 Chapter 11  Who is Sarah Williams of Hookerville?  What are the rumors going around about Huck’s disappearance?  Why does the woman ask Huck to throw a lead bar at the rats and what other trick does she use to reveal his identity?  Huck builds a decoy campfire far from the cave and then returns to the cave to tell Jim they must leave. They hurriedly pack their things and slowly ride out on a raft they found when the river flooded.

3 Chapter 12  What do Jim and Huck do to avoid being seen?  Why does Huck go on an “adventure” to the wrecked steamboat?  What does Huck want to do to the robbers?  Do you think Huck is essentially a moral and honorable person? Why or why not?

4 Chapter 13  Since their raft floated away what do Jim and Huck do?  Huck goes on the land. What does he tell the ferry watchman?  Why does he think the Widow would have approved of his actions?

5 Chapter 14  What are some of the items that they find among the robbers bounty?  Why does Jim dislike adventures?  What biblical reference does Jim talk about?  Who is the dauphin?  What is the purpose of this chapter?

6 Chapter 15  What landmark (their goal) do they approach?  What is a “towhead”?  How do Huck and Jim become separated?  What trick does Huck play on him and what is the result of the trick?  Jim does eventually realize that Huck really did disappear and Huck feels bad about tricking him.

7 Chapter 16  Why does Huck feel bad about helping Jim attain freedom?  What does Jim want to do when he becomes free?  Even though Huck resolves to turn Jim in what does Jim say that convinces him to do otherwise?  What does Huck tell the men to keep them off the raft?  Why do they believe the canoe is gone?  What happens to the raft?

8 Chapter 17  Dogs surround Huck but a man calls them off and tries to help him.  What do the Grangerfords first think of Huck?  Huck creates a story to explain why he is orphaned.  What is the name of Buck’s family?  What did their daughter Emmeline create while she was alive?

9 Chapter 18  Who does Huck admire in their family?  Why does Buck try to shoot Harney Shepherdson?  Why are the families feuding?  What does Sophia find in the bible?  Where does Huck find Jim?  What happens to Buck?

10 Chapter 19  Huck and Jim journey down the river.  What does Huck do with the 2 men he finds?  Describe the men.  What did they do for a living? Who do they claim to be?  What is a temperance revival?  Is Huck really fooled by their claims?

11 Chapter 20  What does Huck tell the Duke and Dauphin about Jim?  What do they plan on doing in the next town they pass?  Why does the duke decide to change the kind of show they will put on?  Why does the sign saying “Ladies and Children Not Admitted” bring in a good audience?


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