The novel, which sold slowly at first for the author, can be appreciated on multiple levels. Around this time, Tom falls in love with a young girl, Becky Thatcher.
A week later, Tom takes Huck to the cave and they find the box of gold, the proceeds of which are invested for them.
The book has a bit of everything, which makes it so appealing to all readers. They were afraid for their own lives and swore to keep quiet. When he got back to his friends he told him a new plan.
Not only is the villain called "Injun Joe," the author attributes Joe's ruthlessness to his race.
The place of his death, and specifically the in situ cup he used to collect water from a dripping stalactitebecomes a local tourist attraction. Tom and Becky lost in the caves. Scared, Tom and Huck run away and swear a blood oath not to tell anyone what they have seen.
How do the town rituals Sunday school, Saturday chores, etc. Tom fell in love with her at first sight.