The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- نویسنده : مارک تواین
- سال انتشار: 1884
- زبان : انگلیسی
- کشور مبداء : ایالات متحده آمریکا
- سختی خوانش: Flesch–Kincaid Level: 10.0
- تعداد لغات : 124,983
- ژانر : ماجراجویی
- لغات مهم: 19th century literature, american literature, mark twain, samuel clemens, southern authors
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a first person narrative told by the title character, Huckleberry Finn, as he accompanies a runaway slave on his journey to freedom.
Source: Twain, M. (1884). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Charles L. Webster And Company.
A warning is given to the reader by the author.
The outcome of Huck and Tom’s previous adventures are revealed. Widow Douglas’ attempts to civilize Huck.
Huck plays a trick on Jim in order to avoid getting caught sneaking out. Huck joins Tom Sawyer’s gang.
Huck is introduced to prayer. Huck’s father Pap is rumored to have died, much to the relief of Huck. Tom’s gang disbands.
Huck finds evidence suggesting his father has come looking for him.
Pap criticizes Huck’s appearance and education. In an attempt to gain access to Huck’s fortune Pap seeks custody of Huck.
Pap continues to seek Huck’s fortune. Pap kidnaps Huck only to almost kill him in a drunken stupor.
Huck escapes his father after faking his own death.
Huck hears of his own murder from a passing ferry boat. Huck finds Jim on Jackson Island.
Huck and Jim take refuge as a storm rages. The pair make a “ghastly” discovery.
Jim is bitten by a snake, causing Jim to fear that he and Huck have incurred some bad luck. After Jim recovers, Huck goes ashore to get information disguised as a girl.
Huck learns that Pap is a suspect in his “murder” and that there is a bounty for Jim. Jackson Island is no longer safe for Huck and Jim.
Huck and Jim build a wigwam on the raft to provide some shelter. The pair travel at night to avoid being seen. Huck and Jim encounter some thieves while exploring a sunken steamboat.
Huck and Jim steal the robber’s boat, but send a ferryman to rescue them from the wreckage. Huck feels he has done a good deed.
Huck and Jim look through the items from the wrecked steamboat. Huck tells Jim the story of King Solomon.
Huck and Jim are separated. Huck’s view of Jim changes after he plays a mean trick on him.
Huck and Jim are afraid they passed Cairo. Huck questions whether or not to turn Jim over to the authorities. Bad luck continues to follow Huck and Jim.
Huck is invited to stay with the Grangerford family.
Huck learns of the longstanding Grangerford-Shepherdson feud. Huck and Jim continued downstream after witnessing the feuding families in action.
Huck and Jim are joined by the duke and the dauphin.
The duke and the dauphin inquire about Jim. Huck and Jim get to the a performance by the duke and the dauphin.
The duke and the dauphin continued to perfect their craft. Huck witnesses a shooting.
Huck bears witness as a mob attempts to lynch Sherburn. Huck goes to the circus.
The Royal Nonesuch draws a capacity crowd. The duke escapes before the townspeople can have their revenge. Jim longs to reunite with his family.
Huck, Jim, the duke and the dauphin arrive in another town. The duke and the dauphin attempt to steal a deceased man’s wealth.
The deceased man’s daughter gives a large sum of money to the dauphin. The town doctor is suspicious of the two men.
Huck takes the money from the dauphin, intending to return it to the Wilks family.
Huck hides the money in the deceased man’s coffin, only to have it sealed by the undertaker before can remove it. The dauphin questions Huck about the missing money.
Huck tells Mary Jane the truth about the dauphin and the duke. The real Wilks brothers arrive just in time for the auction.
The duke and the dauphin are exposed as frauds. The gold is discovered when the deceased Wilks is exhumed. Huck escapes back to the raft, where he is once again joined by the duke and the dauphin.
The duke and the dauphin explain how they escaped, but accuse each other stealing the gold.
The dauphin betrays Jim. Huck searches for Jim, intent on freeing him from the Phelps farm.
Huck goes to the Phelps farm to find and free Jim. Huck awaits the arrival of a good friend.
Tom agrees to help Huck free Jim. Huck and Tom stay at the Phelps place, hoping to learn where Jim is being held. The dauphin and the duke get their just reward.
Tom figures out the location of Jim. Huck and Tom come up with a plan to free Jim.
Tom’s plan helps to complicate Jim’s escape.
Helping Jim to escape proves to be harder than expected.
Aunt Sally becomes suspicious after a number of items disappear, only to re-appear later. Huck and Tom bake a “witch pie” for Jim.
Tom continues to complicate Jim’s escape with unnecessary plans.
Tom inadvertently infest the Phelps’ house with rats. Tom writes an anonymous letter warning the Phelps of a plot to steal Jim.
A group of locals show up to prevent the theft of Jim. Huck, Tom, and Jim narrowly escape down the river.
Huck finds a doctor for Tom. The local farmers try to make sense of the previous night.
Tom is brought to the Phelps house, still healing from his wounds. Jim is re-captured after sacrificing his freedom in order to save Tom. Tom reveals the late Miss Watsons’ final wishes in regards to Jim’s freedom.
Jim is finally set free, Tom recovers from his wounds, and the fate of Huck’s father is revealed.