The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Chapters 28 and 29 Summary and Analysis

Mark Twain

Chapters 28 and 29 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Harvey Wilks: Peter Wilks’ true brother

William Wilks: deaf brother of Peter Wilks

Levi Bell: Peter Wilks’ lawyer friend

Hines: a husky man who believes the king is an imposter

Summary
In the morning, Huck passes Mary Jane’s room and sees her crying through the open door. Heartbroken about the separation of the slaves’ families, she tells Huck that her beautiful trip to England is spoiled. Uneasy about her crying, Huck quickly replies that the slaves will be back in less than two weeks. He has spoken too soon, but since he is in a “tight place,” he decides to tell the truth even though it is risky. He asks Mary...

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