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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

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Chapter 6 Summary

Monday morning dawns with the usual dread Tom feels on school mornings but Mondays seem to be particularly bad. Lying in bed, Tom tries to think of some fabricated illness that will keep him home for the day. Tom moans and groans as part of his act until Sid wakes up and rushes downstairs to get Aunt Polly. Tom is not at death's door as Sid had originally thought and the only ailment Tom could come up with in front of Aunt Polly is a loose tooth, which was promptly pulled.

On the way to school, Tom runs into Huckleberry Finn, the juvenile delinquent of the town. Huck is the free spirit that all the boys aspire to be. Huck wore what he wanted and went where he wanted at any time he wanted. Tom is one of those who envies Huck greatly.

Tom asks about Huck's...

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