Chapters 28 and 29 Summary and Analysis
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
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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