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bc3007 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted February 3, 2009 at 3:52 AM via web

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What does Huck mean by that statement?

Huck makes a statement concerning the Widow Douglas: "And she took snuff too. Of Course, that was all right, because she done it herself."

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ms-mcgregor | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 3, 2009 at 4:16 AM (Answer #1)

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Snuff is chewing tobacco that one sniffs though the nose. Huck is observing that the Widow Douglas is a hypocrite because she will not allow Huck to smoke tobacco. Of course, Huck doesn't use those words, but he essentially has observed the situation correctly.

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