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LIST OF CHARACTERS
The protagonist of the novel. He is a typical young boy, about ten years of age, who is full of mischief, imagination, and activity.
A friend of Tomís, who is about his same age. As the son of the town drunk who has abandoned him, he is allowed to live the life of a vagabond and is the envy of all the other boys in town who are made to wash themselves, help with chores, attend school, and obey.
A dangerous half-breed Indian that is Tomís antagonist in the story. When Tom and Huck see the Indian murder Dr. Robinson, they are afraid that Joe will punish them as well.
The wealthy daughter of a judge with whom Tom falls in love. She is a blond, blue-eyed beauty.
Tomís aunt and guardian. She is the soft-hearted sister of Tomís dead mother and feels very responsible for raising Tom correctly.
Tomís half-brother who is called Sid and who also lives with Aunt Polly, sharing a room with Tom. As an obedient, tattling, and deceitful boy, he is a constant source of grief to Tom.
Tomís kind cousin who lives with him at Aunt Pollyís house and who tries to guide and protect Tom.
The widow of the Justice of Peace who "adopts" Huck Finn and plans to civilize and educate him.
Tomís good friend and classmate who is less daring than Tom.
A local drunk who is an affable man and who is falsely accused by Injun Joe of murdering Dr. Robinson.
Judge and Mrs. Thatcher
Beckyís wealthy and respected parents.
The Welshman who helps save the Widow Douglas from Injun Joe
The pastor of the village church.
The superintendent of the Sunday school.
The village school teacher who makes life miserable for his students
The young doctor who is murdered by Injun Joe
Other Local Boys
Willie Mufferson, Alfred Temple, Ben Rogers, Billy Fisher, Bob Tanner, Johnny Miller, Jeff Thatcher, Johnny Baker, Jim Hollis.
Other Local Girls
Sally Rogers, Susy Harper, Gracie Miller, Amy Lawrence