The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 25 Summary

Tom is overwhelmed by the need to dig for buried treasure and Huck is the only one who is game for this adventure. However, Huck is willing on most things when other boys aren't. They Debate about a digging site and Tom has some theories that pirates and robbers have buried treasure on islands, under dead trees, and certainly in haunted houses. The first attempt under a dead true doesn't bring anything but sweat. They come back at midnight to try under the shadow of the longest limb. That is to no avail either and the boys determine that their best plan now is to try the haunted house, but it will have to be during the day so the ghosts and spirits won't bother them.

Chapter 25 Analysis

Twain has captured the superstitions and legends of the boys growing up in the mid 1800's. The boys are...

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