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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What time is it when the boys become too tired to carry on?
2. Where does Huck hide the raft in Chapter 31?
3. How does Huck re-enter the house in Chapter 34?
4. For what reason is Peter Wilks' body to be exhumed?
5. Where will Huck be able to find Jim?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what way is Huck's and Tom's relationship changing by Chapter 36?
2. How does Huck feel when he glimpses the King and the Duke rowing fast towards the raft in Chapter 29?
3. What human vice ironically provides the means for Huck and the con men to escape after the Wilks fraud?
4. When responding Chapter 42, what conclusion is it possible to make concerning a romantic view of the world?
5. Who is made a scapegoat in the matter of the spoons and the rats?
6. How does Huck intend to deal with the problem of the arrival of the real Tom Sawyer?
7. Is there any way in which Tom Sawyer's character appears a little unpleasant at this point in the novel (by Chapter 35)?
8. Comment on Tom's proposed plans to recompense and appease Jim, who has suffered the most from Tom's absurd endeavors.
9. How does Aunt Sally respond to Huck's information about the way the boys entered and exited via the lightning rod?
10. What happens to expose the King's lie about his arrival in the town?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the important differences between the characters Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, as presented in the first four chapters of the novel.
Essay Topic 2
Romantic imagination can be creative. In the character of Tom Sawyer, it is merely imitative. Discuss with close reference to the text.
Essay Topic 3
Huck's conscience shows the struggle between what society wants us to do and what we know is right. These are often different. To what extent do you agree with this statement?
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