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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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The Ringmaster

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Why does Huck not find the show at the circus, particularly the show concerning the ringmaster, very funny?

A

Huck is too literal-minded to understand the joke.

B

This is his first circus and therefore does not understand how it usually goes.

C

Huck is too concerned about the con the duke and king have planned to enjoy himself.

D

Huck is too reminded of Tom Sawyer's elaborate fantasies, making him long for his old friends and home.

E

After witnessing the death of Boggs, Huck has lost his sense of humor.