Petersburg, Missouri based on the actual town of Hannibal, Missourion the shore of the Mississippi River "forty to fifty years ago" the novel having been published in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass will be taught in the 11th-grade courses, potentially alongside a second novel.
Reading example essays works the same way!
Jim has also run away after he overheard Miss Watson planning to sell him "down the river" to presumably more brutal owners. He appeared to have lost interest in the manuscript while it was in progress, and set it aside for several years.
Affect a falsetto in the latter performance -- even if you're already a woman -- and let your students enjoy the parody. Huck develops another story on the fly and explains his disguise as the only way to escape from an abusive foster family.
When Huck intercepts the real Tom Sawyer on the road and tells him everything, Tom decides to join Huck's scheme, pretending to be his own younger half-brother, Sidwhile Huck continues pretending to be Tom. Allow your students to revel in Twain's comedy.
Twain did so.