The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapters 24 and 25 Summary and Analysis

Mark Twain

Chapters 24 and 25 Summary and Analysis

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Mary Jane Wilks: nineteen-year-old daughter of Peter Wilks

Susan Wilks: her sister, age 15

Joanna Wilks: the youngest sister, age 14

Dr. Robinson: Peter Wilks’ friend before Wilks died

Summary
The king and the duke waste no time making plans to “work the towns” again for more money as soon as an opportunity arises. Their escapades into town have been difficult for Jim, however. He has been posing as a runaway slave who needs to be tied up while they are gone. To avoid any further discomfort for Jim, the duke devises an ingenious disguise so that people will think he is a sick Arab instead of a runaway slave. He dresses...

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