The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Characters

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Aunt Polly

Tom Sawyer's guardian. She arrives at the Phelps's farm and reveals Tom and Huck's true identities.

Boggs

During his travels with the King and Duke in "Arkansaw," Huck meets Boggs, a drunk in Bricksville. Boggs continually curses at townspeople, and despite several warnings, he provokes the wrath of Colonel Sherburn and is killed by him

The Duke

On their Journey down the Mississippi, Huck and Jim pick up two con men who claim to be descendants of royalty. The Duke is a young, poorly dressed man of about thirty. Although they had never met before, the King and Duke soon Join forces to concoct a number of scams to play on the innocent inhabitants of the various towns along the riverbanks Even though he is aware of their true characters, Huck plays along—he has little choice, since the two men are stronger and can turn...

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