The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Huck and Tom encounter Miss Watson's slave, Jim, sitting in the kitchen floor. They try to be quiet, but Jim hears them, but then ultimately falls asleep. Tom takes some candles from the kitchen, but leaves five cents behind. Tom takes Jim's hat off and hangs it on a tree besides him. This ultimately leads to Jim's creation of a fabulous tale of how he had been kidnapped by witches and rode until dawn, making him a kind of celebrity in regards to witchly voyages and his encounter with the Devil himself, who gave him a five cent piece to hang around his neck.

After their adventure with Jim, they find several of their friends and begin the process of starting a gang. Of course, an oath is required. If anyone tells he must be sued and then killed, along with his family. Everything is fine until...

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