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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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"Git Up!"

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What is significant about Huck saying to Jim at the end of Chapter 11, "Git up and hump yourself, Jim! There ain't a minute to lose. They're after us!"

A

The word "hump" signifies that Huck is worried Jim will be caught.

B

The use of the word "ain't" signifies that no matter who tries to influence Huck, he continues to resist learning.

C

The use of the word "minute" signifies Huck's inability to properly plan his escape with Jim, foreshadowing their eventual failure.

D

The word "us" signifies Huck's changing view of Jim.

E

There is nothing particularly significant about this statement. Huck is just excited.