Homework Help

What are 15 main/important events from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

user profile pic

coolzo | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 19, 2009 at 5:57 AM via web

dislike 6 like

What are 15 main/important events from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

1 Answer | Add Yours

user profile pic

drmonica | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted July 22, 2009 at 11:04 AM (Answer #1)

dislike 8 like

1.       Tom is caught having gone swimming by Aunt Polly because he used the wrong color thread to sew his shirt collar back on

2.       Whitewashing the fence

3.       Tom trades for the Sunday School Bible verse slips

4.       Tom and Becky get engaged, then break up

5.       Tom and Huck witness the stabbing of Dr. Robinson by Injun Joe

6.       Tom & Huck swear a blood oath to each other never to reveal what they have seen

7.       Muff Potter is arrested for the murder of Dr. Robinson

8.       Tom feels unloved and runs away with Huck and Joe to the island

9.       The boys return to attend their own funeral

10.   Tom takes Becky’s punishment for spilling ink across the schoolmaster’s book

11.   Tom & Huck go searching for buried treasure & discover Injun Joe at the abandoned house

12.   Huck discovers that Injun Joe plans to slit the Widow Douglas’s nostrils

13.   Tom and Becky get lost in the cave

14.   Injun Joe’s dead body is discovered weeks later in the sealed cave

15.   Tom and Huck retrieve the treasure and are heroes

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes