What does Huck begin to realize in Chapter 15?
Huck hears whooping sounds, and thinking them Jim’s signal, he whoops back, but to no avail. Huck continues to drift, “lonesome,” and, at some point, takes a nap. When he wakes, Huck realizes how big the river is before spotting the raft in the distance.
Why does Huck apologize to Jim?
Huck’s apology to Jim is very significant because with this act, Huck acknowledges an equality between him and Jim; he begins to perceive Jim as fully a human being about whom he has genuine affection.
What secret does Miss Sophia ask Huck to keep?
What secret does Miss Sophia ask Huck to keep? She asks Huck not to tell about the note left in her Testament (“Half-past two”).
What decision does Huck make about doing right and wrong?
Chap 16: What decision does Huck make about doing right and wrong? He thinks he would feel the same no matter if he did wrong or right, so he might as well make whatever decision is the easiest at the time.
Why do Jim and Huck want to go to Cairo?
So, since Huck and Jim have no choice but to travel south, Cairo is the farthest south that they wished to go because it is in a free state and Jim could be able to get passage on a steamboat on the Ohio River from there and be on his way to freedom.
How do Jim and Huck get separated?
In Chapter 15, shortly after the incident where Huck and Jim encounter a trio of murderous thieves on a wrecked steamboat, a thick fog sets in at night. Huck gets in the canoe and paddles off to find a place to secure the raft, but he forgets to tie the rope to the raft and accidentally gets separated from Jim.
What bothers Huck as they near the point where Jim will be free?
Huck and Jim want to go down the river to New Orleans. What bothers Huck as they near the point where Jim will be free? Huck is bothered by the fact that he is freeing a slave, which was against the law. Jim’s dream was to save his money when got freed so he could buy his family out of slavery.
Who does Huck accidentally run into?
Did PAP die in Huck Finn?
Pap–Pap gets killed in a poker game, probably for cheating. His body is found when Huck and Jim board the house floating down the river. Jim covers up the body and keeps Pap’s death a secret from Huck until later in the novel.