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Why does Huck not find the show at the circus, particularly the show concerning the ringmaster, very funny?
Huck is too literal-minded to understand the joke.
This is his first circus and therefore does not understand how it usually goes.
Huck is too concerned about the con the duke and king have planned to enjoy himself.
Huck is too reminded of Tom Sawyer's elaborate fantasies, making him long for his old friends and home.
After witnessing the death of Boggs, Huck has lost his sense of humor.