Tom Sawyer Relationship Analysis

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Tom Sawyer develops a good relationship with Huckleberry Finn. Tom Sawyer is a socially recognized member of the society and Huckleberry Finn is considered as an outcast as he is left unaccompanied without the care of his father Pap who is a drunkard. Tom though lives under the care of her Aunt Polly he is accepted by the members of the society. Huckleberry Finn is forced to sleep in lofts or hogsheads or wherever he can find a place; must borrow for his meals; sometimes he sleeps without food and wears ragged clothes. His carefree life attracts all the boys in the town as he is answerable to none. Tom Sawyer’s life is bound by rules and regulations and he is expected to behave according to the instructions given. Huckleberry Finn enjoys freedom and he has…show more content…
There is no telling what might have happened, now, but luckily the concern passed out of Aunt Polly’s face and she came to Tom’s relief without knowing it. She said:
‘Sho! It’s that dreadful murder. I dream about it most every night myself. Sometimes I dream it’s me that done it.’ (125)
So far Mark Twain has shown the childhood adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friends’ childlike fun. Tom is the mischievous boy playing a variety of tomfoolery. Tom’s temperament keeps him in good relationship at home, at school, at Sunday school, and at play with his associates. The graveyard totally unusual from anything that Tom or Huck has formerly confronted. So far they have seen only harmless people but with Injun Joe, Tom and Huck have their first encounter with pure vice. They observe a robbery, an argument, and at last a clash that ends in a murder.
Potter started on a trot that quickly increased to a run. The half-breed stood looking after him. He muttered:
‘If he’s as much stunned with the lick and fud- dled with the rum as he had the look of being, he won’t think of the knife till he’s gone so far he’ll be afraid to come back after it to such a place by him- self —
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