Tom Sawyer

Themes/Human Nature

  1. Whitewashing the Fence (All the boys are curious to feel what it is like to be whitewashing a fence, and pay Tom to do so)
  3. Society towards Muff Potter (When Muff Potter's knife is discovered near the dead body, Muff Potter is accused and is despised by everyone, but when found to be innocent, everyone adores him)
  5. Society towards Injun Joe (When it is found that Injun Joe was the actual murderer, wanted signs are posted everywhere and he is needed to be arrested at all costs. However, some people still want him to be granted a pardon, and start a petition)