The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer satirizes the hypocritical education system of America then by means of the description of Tom's adventures with his friends. The story is told in a child's tone, thus it can be easily read and understood. Besides, the whole novel is humorous and relaxing.
This work displayys a story that the protagonist Tom Sawyer does not like school. He does not like work, and he never wants to get out of bed in the morning. But he likes swimming and fishing, and having adventures with his friends. In this novel, the author narrates various adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Tom! Tom! Where are you?'
'Where is that boy? When I find him, I'm going to...'
Aunt Polly looked under the bed. Then she opened the door and looked out into the garden.
She heard something behind her. A small boy ran past, but Aunt Polly put out her hand and stopped him.
'Ah, there you are! And what's that in your pocket?'
'Nothing, Aunt Polly.'
'Nothing! It's an apple! I can see it. Now listen, Tom. Those apples are not for you, and I —'
'Oh, Aunt Polly! Quick — look behind you!'
1 Tom and his friends
2 In the graveyard
3 On Jackson's Island
5 In the cave
6 Under the cross