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The Great Gatsby Chapter 1 Dialectical Journal

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Chapter 9: “I wanted to go and look at a place right about the middle of the island that I 'd found when I was exploring; so we started and soon got to it, because the island was only three miles long and a quarter of a mile wide. Jim, the slave, and Huck climb a big hill and hide their equipment in the cavern. While they were already there, they decided to sit and eat as well. Huck is still happy even though it is raining hard outside. Most days, the two travel during the night, to not risk getting caught. They sit in their canoe, hungry and tired. Then one night, they see a cabin as they are going by in the water. They sneak in through the window and go to sleep, since it is too dark to see anything. When they get up, they explore a dead body. Jim says, "It 's a dead man. Yes, indeedy; naked, too. He 's ben shot in de back. I reck 'n he 's ben dead two er three days. Come in, Huck, but doan ' look at his face -- it 's too gashly." Assuming they owners do not need their supplies anymore, they take them and leave the cabin. Chapter 10: Jim finds money in the coat they took and realizes that the man must have stole it. Speaking of the man, Huck can…show more content…
You said it was the worst bad luck in the world to touch a snake-skin with my hands. Well, here 's your bad luck! We 've raked in all this truck and eight dollars besides. I wish we could have some bad luck like this every day, Jim." However, Jim is right. That Friday, Huck kills a rattlesnake and puts it in Jim’s bed as a prank. Unfortunately, Jim is bitten by its mate and his ankle starts to swell up. This ends up with Jim being incapacitated for a whole four days and Huck decides to never touch a rattlesnake again. The day after Jim finally wakes up, Huck decides to dress up as a woman and go exploring. He meets a lady named Mrs. Judith Loftus, and thinks it is the perfect opportunity to get all the information
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