The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Huck winds up going to school, partially to spite his old man, who is now seeking his money in court. Meanwhile, Huck would borrow money from Judge Thatcher and give it to Pap so that he would go get drunk instead of giving him a thrashing. Pap wound up locking Huck up in an old cabin when they were not out smoking and fishing together. Unfortunately for Huck, the carefree times were interrupted by frequent beatings. One day, Pap didn't show up for three days and Huck started to try to find a way to saw himself out of the cabin.

When Pap came back, he had the bad news that, although he might win the lawsuit in the short run, it would probably be appealed and it would be very difficult for him to win in the long run. Huck now started to make arrangements to...

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