Tom Sawyer is a socially recognized member of the society and Huckleberry Finn is considered as an outcast as he is left unaccompanied without the care of his father Pap who is a drunkard. Tom though lives under the care of her Aunt Polly he is accepted by the members of the society. Huckleberry Finn is forced to sleep in lofts or hogsheads or wherever he can find a place; must borrow for his meals; sometimes he sleeps without food and wears ragged clothes. His carefree life attracts all the boys in the town as he is answerable to none. Tom Sawyer’s life is bound by rules and regulations and he is expected to behave according to the instructions given. Huckleberry Finn enjoys freedom and he has none to instruct. He develops no ambition for growth or desire to be civilized. He loathes schools, discipline, decorum and instructions. Huck’s life style is admired by Tom Sawyer and he likes to boycott Sunday classes. Though Tom Sawyer likes Huckleberry Finn he avoids going out with him tom retain a good name in the society. He does not want others to see him in the company of Huckleberry Finn.
Tom knew that when his name was pronounced in full, it meant …show more content…
The theoretical teaching make the students dull headed and they develop aversion towards the subject. They love Huckleberry Finn’s way of life as he has none to send him to school. His ideas are his own as his time is. He spends his time as per his wish. There is none to instruct or dominate. Only this side of Huckleberry Finn is noticed by the children but not his pathetic uncared loneliness.
As the school quieted down Tom made an honest effort to study, but the turmoil within him was too great. In turn he took his place in the reading class and made a botch of it; then in the geography class and turned lakes into mountains, mountains into rivers, and rivers into continents, till chaos was come again; then in the spelling class, and got ‘turned down,’ by a succession of mere baby words, till he brought up at the foot and yielded up the pewter medal which he had worn with ostentation for months.