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The reasons for the escape to Jackson

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The reasons for the escape to Jackson's Island are varied. Tom feels depressed and dejected  because of Becky Thatcher's rejection of him. Joe Harper's situation is similar: He is depressed  because his mother punished him for throwing out some cream--a crime of which he is innocent.  (Later, in fact, his mother will despair after Joe is "dead" because she remembers throwing out the  cream herself.) Like Tom, Joe wants to escape "civilization," but he is also the first to tire of the island  and the first who wants to return to his family. For Huck Finn, who has no responsibilities and no one  to notice that he is gone, one place is as good as another. Each boy assumes a pirate name, and these names come from books that Tom has read. Twain  makes a subtle, albeit important contrast from the natural common sense intelligence of Huck Finn to  the acquired fanciful ideas that Tom Sawyer gets from his books. Tom, for example, has idealized  ideas about what pirates look like and how they act--based on the various books that he has read. 
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