"Strong Temptations" by Mark Twainwho are the main characters and why

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The main character is Tom Sawyer. He is a young hooligan from a Southern town in the 19th century. In this chapter, he attempts to get out of whitewashing (painting) the fence by convincing various boys that it is loads of fun, and if they pay him they can do it too. It works!