What did Peter Wilks leave his brothers? What do the king and duke do when they realize that part of the brothers’ inheritance is missing? (Ch. 25)Why does Mary Jane choose to give all of the money to the king and the duke? Why don’t people believe Dr. Robinson when he figures out the truth? What human characteristic do you think Twain is mocking at this part? (Ch. 25)Huck feels bad that Mary Jane lost all of her money to the king and duke. What does he do? How is this choice similar to his choice to help Jim? (Ch. 26)Why do the king and duke sell the slaves? How does Huck feel when he sees the slaves being sold? (Ch. 27)When the kin and the duke figure out that their money is missing, they blame Huck. Who does Huck blame? Why does he blame them? (Ch. 27)Explain how the real brothers of Peter Wilks are finally revealed. (Ch. 29)The king and duke blame each other for hiding the money in the coffin. Finally the king admits that he did it. Why? What is the relationship between the king and duke like at the end of the chapter? (Ch. 30)
Ch. 31 Jim disappears on this chapter. What happened to him? Why did it happen? Huck again feels guilty about helping Jim escape from Miss Watson and decides to write her a letter telling her where Jim is. Does he send it? Why or why not? Huck’s inner monologue in this chapter, starting from “I didn’t have none, so he left. I went to the raft, and set down in the wigwam to think…” to “…because as long as I was in, and in for good, I might as well go the whole hog” is considered to be the climax of the book. Why? Ch. 32 Why is Huck relieved that aunt Sally and Uncle Silas think he’s Tom Sawyer? Ch. 33 Who is Sid Sawyer? What happens to the king and the duke at the end of the chapter? How does Huck feel about their fate?
Ch. 34 Why is Huck so surprised that Tom is willing to help steal Jim out of captivity? Why does Huck admire Tom’s plan and say it’s worth 15 of his own plan to free Jim? Who is Twain satirizing in this section? Ch. 35 Contrast Huck and Tom’s views on stealing versus borrowing. Ch. 36 How do you think Jim was feeling while Tom and Huck were putting their escape plan into action? How do you feel about Tom and Huck during this chapter?
What happens to the king and the duke at the end of chapter 33? How does Huck feel about their fate? How do YOU feel about their fate? In chapter 31, Huck again feels guilty about helping Jim escape from Miss Watson and decides to write her a letter telling her where Jim is. Does he send it? Why or why not? Do YOU think he made the right decision?Why does Huck admire Tom’s plan and say it’s worth 15 of his own plan to free Jim in chapter 34? What did YOU think of Tom’s plan?In chapter 33, Tom Sawyer comes back into the story. How did Huck feel about Tom’s return? How did YOU feel about Tom’s return?How did YOU feel about Tom and Huck in chapter 35 and 36 as they were putting their escape plan for Jim into action?