The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

When Pap awakes, he finds Huck holding a gun at him. Huck tells his father that there has been some kind of interloper and Huck has been waiting for him. Pap tells him to go get some fish. On the way, Huck finds a canoe and hides it. The old man comes, they find five catfish on their lines, and they have breakfast. Later on, they find nine sellable logs, but then Pap stops looking for more, even though they might do very well. He locks Huck inside and goes off to sell the logs, but Huck, using his saw, finally escapes, taking corn meal and bacon and whisky with him, along with ammunition, coffee, sugar and other things.

He finds a wild hog and kills it, cutting its throat with an axe. He plans on making it look like he was murdered, like someone dragged his...

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