Pudd'nhead Wilson - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 15-16 Summary

A week passes and no one is caught for the burglaries that have been taking place in Dawson's Landing. Tom takes it upon himself to point this out to both the constable and Wilson, suggesting that the knife the twins claim was stolen either never existed or was never stolen. Even Wilson believes this to be possible despite his high regard for the twins. At the same time, Tom tells his uncle that the twins are assassins, based on the story that Luigi told the night of Wilson's palm reading, and suggests that he is not a coward, just reluctant to meet an assassin on a field of honor. Judge Driscoll decides to use this information against the twins in their campaign for mayor, planning to announce it in a speech on the day of the election.

Tom is extremely helpful...

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