The whole city of Holcomb is shocked by the killing of the loved family and everybody is scared. Perry and Dick stay in Mexico for a while but then they want to return to the states again, they decide to hitchhike back to the USA. Then Floyd Wells, a former cellmate of Dick. Dick told Wells that he was planning to kill the Clutters and leave no witnesses. Floyd Wells reads about the murder and tips the police of the possible murderers.
That was until he is too destitute to afford liquor and returns to harass his son, Huck, for money. Pap is a foil to Jim. Unlike Jim, who is a guardian to Huck, Pap was abusive to his son, “… he locked me in and went down to the store… got drunk and had a good time, and licked me” (26). Pap treated his son brutally unlike Jim who is a genuine caregiver to Huck and watches over him. Moreover, Pap could not even be inconvenienced to anguish over Huck’s “death” after he is “murdered,” by someone, whom they believe to be Jim, “Finn went boo-hooing to Judge Thatcher to get money to hunt for the nigger all over… that evening he got drunk… he hain’t come back sence,…” (59); Huck’s father was not interested in the death of his son; he only went to Judge Thatcher in hopes of receiving money for alcohol.
Extremely scared, the boys run away and vow not to tell the murder. When Tom, Huck and Joe Harper run away to an island to be pirates, the second adventure begins. The tow people consider the three drowned and hold a funeral for the three during which they appear and surprise everyone. Back in town, Tom rejoices with his lover Becky Thatcher, who breaks with Tom before he adventures to the island, by taking class punishment for her. Later, Muff Potter is accused of murder yet Tom stands out and tells the truth out of conscience.
Innocent characters such Boo Radley and Tom Robinson are persecuted by the residents of Maycomb in To Kill A Mockingbird. They are subjects to hostility and ill-treatment because of their race or uncommon practices. First, a lynch mob attempts to murder Tom Robinson before he goes to trial. Scout’s innocence brings the men to their senses. She does this by speaking to Mr. Cunningham about his son and their previous encounters.
When asked why he seems so scared, Oliver falls down and begs to be beaten or killed instead of being made the chimney sweep's apprentice. The judge refuses to allow the apprenticeship and the reward for Oliver is once again advertised. Chapter 4 The officials consider making Oliver a cabin boy, thinking he will die very quickly in the horrible conditions, but the parish undertaker, Mr. Sowerberry, takes Oliver as an apprentice. Mrs. Sowerberry dev... ... middle of paper ... ...d eyes and accidentally hangs himself. Chapter 51 Oliver and his friend journey to his birth town, along with Monks.
Pap is characterized different from the novel, the movie, and Big River, can he really be compassionate? Pap seems to be victimized by the government as the town drunk and not a good role model for his son, but it turns around when he shows compassion when he thinks Huck has died. In the movie Huck portrays his death so he could escape his abusive father. When Pap arrives to the made up murder scene he seems very upset. Pap started crying and screaming at the thought of his son being murdered.
Using Lerner as a translator, Barnes interrogates the village chief to determine if they have been aiding the NVA. Despite the villagers' adamant denials, with Lerner also agreeing that they are telling the truth, Barnes shoots and kills the chief's wife due to her persistent arguing. Barnes then takes the child of the woman at gunpoint, ... ... middle of paper ... ... heading for their transport back home, having finished their tour of duty. After only a week, he realizes he's made a horrible mistake by volunteering. He finds out that other soldiers don't associate with the newcomers because they haven't put in their time.
Their parents couldn’t find them so they think the boys were all dead. The boys appeared in their own funeral, everyone was very glad and it was the happiest funeral. One night, Tom and Huck accidentally met Injun Joe, Muff Potter, and Doctor Robinson at Hoss Williams’ graveyard. Doctor Robinson wanted Hoss’s body to study about it. Injun Joe and Muff Potter were graverobbers.
One night, Huck and Tom sneak off at midnight to the town's graveyard, where they are planning to carry out a special ritual used to cure warts. Believers in superstition and folklore, the two expect the graveyard to be full of ghosts. After hearing voices approach them, the two boys hide in fear; the voices belong to Injun Joe the villainous savage, Muff Potter- the town drunk, and Dr. Robinson. The three men are grave robbing! Soon, a fight breaks out between Dr. Robinson and the two other men.
His cousin Sid, whom he also lives with informed Aunt Polly with all of Tom’s mischief. Tom tried not only to get out of his punishments, but he tried to find ways to avoid school too. Tom’s own adventures always get him in more trouble than expected. While on his way to the graveyard to find a cure to warts, he and his friend witness a murder. Trying to keep what they have seen a secret, Tom suffers with n...