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."

1 Answer

ms-mcgregor's profile pic

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

Posted on

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.