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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Well, Would He? Huck and Lies

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They [duke and king] asked us considerable many questions; wanted to know what we covered up the raft that way for, and laid by in the day-time instead of running- was Jim a runaway nigger? Says I-

"Goodness sakes, would a runaway nigger run south?"

No, they allowed he wouldn't.

What does the above scene from Chapter 20 reveal about Huck's character?

A

The duke and king are as gullible as their marks.

B

Huck is afraid the duke and king will sell Jim.

C

Huck wants to take advantage of the old men.

D

Huck is the better liar.

E

This statement speaks more to the Duke's and King's characters than it does to Huck's character.