Huckleberry Finn Chapter 21
The 6 main events-
1. The Duke and the King begin rehearsing Shakespearean literature on the river
2. Everyone ties up the canoe and Huck and the two recently met con-men walk around the town putting up flyers for their performance
3. The reader is treated to an extremely long description of the town, including an argument between a few of the men about tobacco. Obviously, not a lot happens in this town.
4. We are introduced to a new character- the town drunk, Boggs. Boggs walks around, ranting at people, especially a store owner, Sherburn. A man tells Huck that Boggs isn't a serious threat, and he "don't mean nothing".
5. Sherburn is apparently sick of Boggs' raving- he pulls out a pistol and shoots Boggs twice in front of his daughter.
6. After some discussion, the angry town decides in exchange for this killing, Sherburn "ought to be lynched".
To be, or not to be...
I can tie up the raft for you guys!
We'll be back soon Jim!
HEY!! You never gave me back those 4 chews I lent you!
Man, I love tobacco.
Kid! What're you looking at?! Huh?! *burp*
You have until 1 o'clock to get off my property before I pull out my pistol.
... that drunk never hurt nobody...
*rabble rabble rabble*
"...somebody said Sherburn ought to be lynched..." (327, Mark Twain)
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