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Unformatted text preview: The next day, Jim and Huck go through the spoils they got from the gang on the Walter Scott . Huck's excitement about their new treasure is tempered by Jim's fear that they might have been caught or drowned. After listening to Jim, Huck realizes that, as usual, Jim is right. Among the blankets, clothes, and cigars, Huck finds a few books and reads to Jim about romantic figures like kings, dukes, and earls. When the discussion turns to royalty and King Solomon, Huck and Jim debate Solomon's logic and refuse to agree on his wisdom. Chapter 14 continues to define Huck and Jim's roles, with Jim constantly proving himself as the more practical and mature person despite Huck's ability to read. Initially, Huck accepts Jim's rationale when he describes why the Walter Scott presented so much danger. Huck's admission that " . . . he [Jim] was most always right" is undercut, however, by his statement that Jim " . . . had an uncommon [Jim] was most always right" is undercut, however, by his statement that Jim " ....
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- Fall '08