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    The book is called The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. It is about a boy named Tom Sawyer who goes on many adventures and encounters a lot of conflicts throughout the book. He becomes friends with multiple colorful characters along the way who influence who he is from start to finish. “In order to make a man or boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain,” this is a quote by Tom Sawyer who is the main character in the story. It means to get someone to take

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    away from the adults, Sid’s goal is to get Tom in trouble. The name of this book is The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and it 's about a boy who has many adventures with his friends and gets in trouble a lot. In the book, Tom Sawyer has a half-brother named Sid and Sid always wants to get Tom in trouble even though Sid is a good boy in general to adults. Sid is an antagonist to Tom because of how he tattles on Tom, tries to be deceitful, and is the opposite of Tom in some ways. Sid is mischievous in his

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    needed. The main characters in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain are able to face challenges like adventure, trust, and racism because of their unwavering friendship. Together the protagonists go through multiple adventures even though most of them tend to be accidental. Some of their adventures end up leading them to surprising yet wonderful rewards; others leave them with the plain thrill of adventure. Adventure is something that many people seek

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    “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain “Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do” an amazing quote! Truly unique and fits perfectly with the thinking of many boys and girls, and why not mention adults as well. In 1836 it first appearance of the 316 pages, American classical fiction story “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, which was written by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, know worldwide by as Mark Twain. The story explores the American

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an novel written in 1876 about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by the place where Twain lived himself (Hannibal, Missouri). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is an iconic American romance. Tom Sawyer is the eternal child, and as such, he illustrates an obsessive trait of both Mark Twain and American culture. Tom 's behavior belongs in a line of American figures who either seek

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    treasure, and pirates. They are all something tom experiences in the Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Tom is a young, stereotypical, all American boy whe imitates boats, gets engaged, and becomes a pirate, al, with his beloved Becky thatcher and his best friend huck finn, by his side. Tom also faces challenges such as witnessing a murder and getting trapped in a cave. Throughout this book tom became more responsible, noble, fair, and mature. Even though Tom behind the book irresponsible he becomes

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer documents the life of a boy (Tom Sawyer), whose mother died thus leaving him with his Aunt Polly. Tom and his friends are very mischievous at school and around home. His Aunt Polly loves him dearly and doesn’t have the heart to physically punish him so she makes him work. Throughout the book, Tom experiences events that would be different if it were placed in this time period. The author, Mark Twain, wrote the book according to when he

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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is about a boy named Tom who's good behavior is overshadowed by his not so smart decisions. Some argue that “despite his successes and his charm, Tom is, in a very real sense, a bad boy.” Although that is true, he is a good boy at heart and all of his good actions outweigh his bad. Some will argue toms childish actions can be seen as bad, do not outweigh is good ones. They are wrong. He has done many things just to see what would happen because he

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    in the book clearly Tom does not fit that statement. A good role model should be honest so that others can look up to them in a positive way. A good role model should also follow the rules so others may follow as well. In the novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom Sawyer is not a good role model because a good role model should follow the rules and a good role model should be honest. First, Tom is not a good role model because he does not follow the rules. For example, Tom is tricking the other

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    The Real Model Boy In The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer makes many mistakes but what 's important is that he progresses from them. In life you have two choices, you can lie or tell the truth. At the beginning of the book, Tom thought you needed to lie to get ahead in life, but as the book continued, he learned telling the truth is always better. He went through many schemes and adventures and ran away. When he returned, he realized that things didn 't change and he still faced

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    experience." It happens gradually as one slowly becomes mature. The main character, Tom Sawyer, from Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a great example of this. When the reader was first familiarized with Tom, he is shown as a prankster who cares about nothing and tries to skip work, but at the end of the novel Tom has matured, understands emotions, and knows what is right from what is wrong; therefore, Tom Sawyer has come-of-age. One of the easiest ways to identify Tom's maturity is his relationship

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    In this story, Tom only looks out for himself. If something works out for him, who cares if it 's at come at the expense of others? This is how Tom starts at the beginning of the book, but he finishes as a new person, making him a dynamic character. A dynamic character is a character in a story that undergoes an inner change from the beginning to the end of the book. This could be a change in attitude, actions, motives, or a new way to look at the world. Tom Sawyer is a dynamic character because

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    the author thinks they should feel. Mark Twain, author of the adventure novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer uses word choice to convey tone in the book. In the story, Tom, a young teenager from the 1800’s goes through a lot with ups and downs along with his friends Huck Finn and Joe Harper, and his girlfriend Becky Thatcher. As he starts to get close to Huck, he gets in a lot of trouble, becoming an enemy of Injun Joe, a murderer who Tom confesses in seeing murder the doctor. Though he is such a troublemaker

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    take responsibility for their actions and others. In the story, The Adventure of Tom Sawyer, Twain writes the story of a growing boy. When starting off the story, Twain shows Tom as a troublesome boy who finds himself maturing as his life progresses. He finds himself leaving his childish behavior behind as events in his life lead him to a more maturing stage. In Mark Twain’s story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the character of Tom transforms from a self-centered child to a more thoughtful, mature

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    works “The Adventure of Tom Sawyer” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” are known as great American novels. The "Great American Novel" is the concept of a novel that shows the culture of the United States at a specific time, and I believe, these books are examples of such a novel. In my opinion this two books and main characters in them represents America in different time. However, was this representation intentional or was it affected by the disposition of people in particular time? Tom Sawyer

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    we see others.” -Anonymous. Tom Sawyer, the protagonist of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, gradually shifts his mirrors to windows through his experiences. The theme of maturity is prominent throughout Tom’s adventures in the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. One of the themes that Mark Twain explores throughout the novel is that people mature through their life experiences. Three examples that support this theme are Tom trying to help Huck feel more comfortable, Tom not telling Becky about Injun

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    needed and possible to help. No matter the situation or cost. Human nature has a kind, caring heart for others. Mark Twain would agree with this because, in his book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the main character, comforts his girlfriend, Becky when they are lost in an unexplored cave. Becky broke down quite often and "Tom tried to think of some way of

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    the themes that Mark Twain explores in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is human nature and how it can be easily manipulated. Three examples that support this theme are Tom and his relationship with his Aunt, Tom’s friendships and, the certain

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    farm. There are several examples of him incorporating the residents of the farm or even the farm itself into his books. For example; the characters Jim from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Aunt Polly from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer were both based on two slaves on his uncles’ farm, named Sandy and “Uncle Dan’l.” His book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was controversial since he used racial slurs (Nigger). An example is, when Clemens first introduces the character Jim, Huckleberry Finn

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    Social Commentary. Social Commentary is when the author gives his or her own insights into the workings of society or the human mind. In Chapter 2 of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' Tom is forced to work on painting his aunt's fence while his friends play, but Tom finds a way to swindle them into paying him to do the work for him. On page 15, Tom tricks his friend Ben by saying, "Like it? Well, I don't see why I oughtn't to like it. Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence

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