Table of Contents
- 1 What happened at the church in Tom Sawyer?
- 2 What does number 2 mean in Tom Sawyer?
- 3 How did Tom feel about church?
- 4 Does Tom Sawyer like church?
- 5 What year was Samuel Clemens born?
- 6 What grade level is the call of the wild?
- 7 What illness does Tom come down with that summer?
- 8 What big thing does Tom say he would do with his treasure spoil?
- 9 What did Tom’s heart ache for?
- 10 What is the meaning of pea shucks?
What happened at the church in Tom Sawyer?
The bug latches onto the poodle’s behind, and the unfortunate dog runs yelping through the church until its master flings it out a window. The general laughter disrupts the sermon completely, and Tom goes home happy, despite the loss of his bug.
What does number 2 mean in Tom Sawyer?
The two boys speculate about where hiding place “Number Two” might be, deciding that “Two” probably refers to a room number in one of the town’s two taverns. Tom visits the first tavern and learns that a lawyer occupies room number two. In the second tavern, room number two remains locked all the time.
What disease does Tom Sawyer have?
He clearly has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder—ADHD—as well, judging by his inability to concentrate in school. “The harder Tom tried to fasten his mind on his book, the more his mind wandered,” Twain writes at one point. Unable to focus (“Tom’s heart ached to be free”), he starts playing with a tick.
How did Tom feel about church?
She loves him, but frustrated with him. What did Tom have to do Saturday morning as a punishment for his ruined clothes? How did Aunt Polly stop Jim from getting tricked by Tom into washing his fence? What did Tom’s friends do when they saw him painting the fence?
Does Tom Sawyer like church?
I might a been good, like Sid, if I’d a tried — but no, I wouldn’t, of course. But if ever I get off this time, I lay I’ll just waller in Sunday-schools!” And Tom began to snuffle a little. Though Tom and Huck do not much like church or Sunday school – Huck doesn’t even attend – they both worry about going to hell.
How does he trick Ben into painting the fence for him?
Ben Rogers was playing around Tom when he facetiously commented about Tom’s work. Tom simply asked, “what work?” and proceeded to paint the fence with careful precision, checking the application of the paint every stroke of his brush.
What year was Samuel Clemens born?
November 30, 1835
Mark Twain/Date of birth
What grade level is the call of the wild?
The Call of the Wild
|Grades 4 – 8
|Grades 6 – 12
What age is Tom Sawyer appropriate for?
The quantitative measures suggest placement in the 6th-8th grade level complexity band. The qualitative measures and reader and task considerations suggest that the novel is best placed at the 6th-8th grade due to social and historical matters.
What illness does Tom come down with that summer?
Tom gets the measles for most of the summer. Relapse means Tom was getting better but them got sick with them again.
What big thing does Tom say he would do with his treasure spoil?
A religious revival. What big thing does Tom say he would do with his treasure spoil in Chapter 25? Get married. Mood is the author’s/narrator’s attitude toward the events in the story.
Why is ‘shucks’ under the word ‘Shuck’?
Oxford dictionary online lists ‘shucks’ under ‘shuck’ as: exclamation. (shucks) informal. used to express surprise, regret, irritation, or, in response to praise, self-deprecation: ‘Thank you for getting it.’ ‘Oh, shucks, it was nothing.’. But neither explains why the exclamation must be ‘shuck’ + ‘s’.
What did Tom’s heart ache for?
Tom’s heart ached to be free, or else to have something of interest to do to pass the dreary time. His hand wandered into his pocket and his face lit up with a glow of gratitude that was prayer, though he did not know it.
What is the meaning of pea shucks?
The outer husk or shell of the walnut, chestnut, &c. or the husk of Indian corn. In England, the word is applied to pods as well as husks; as, pea-shucks. Not worth shucks, is a Southern expression meaning good for nothing.
What did the creature glow with when Tom turned him aside?
The creature probably glowed with a gratitude that amounted to prayer, too, at this moment, but it was premature: for when he started thankfully to travel off, Tom turned him aside with a pin and made him take a new direction.