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In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what does Jim think happened to him as a result...

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Posted June 8, 2009 at 5:25 AM via web

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In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, what does Jim think happened to him as a result of the trick that Tom plays on him?

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drmonica | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted June 8, 2009 at 10:07 AM (Answer #1)

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While Jim is sleeping, Tom hangs Jim's hat on a tree branch so Jim will be confused as to how it got there. Jim is highly superstitious and develops a story of being visited by witches who rode him around the world. All the other slaves are envious of Jim's experience, much to Tom's amusement.

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